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  • The 2017 Costco In-Store Fundraiser Is In Full Swing! Give in Bulk While You Buy in Bulk at Your Local Costco Warehouses

    Posted: 05/19/2017

    Need to stock up on soap, cereal, or diapers this month? Visit your local Costco warehouses in Nanuet, New Rochelle, Norwalk, Port Chester, and Yonkers! Throughout the month of May, Costco locations throughout the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County will be raising funds to help local children under the care of Maria Fareri Children's Hospital. We hope while you shop in bulk, you'll consider giving in bulk! This is a Children's Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising effort, which runs from May 1 to May 31.

  • The 13th Annual Go The Distance Walk and Family Fun Day Reunites Hundreds of Children’s Hospital Families and Raises Over $295,000

    Posted: 05/19/2017

    Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County, recently held its 13th Annual Go The Distance Walk and Family Fun Day. The event, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital’s largest annual fundraiser, celebrates the health and fortitude of its remarkable patients. Held this year on May 7, the event raised over $295,000 in donations! We would like to thank all of our patie...

  • Patient at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Joins Kids at CMN Hospitals Across the Country to Send a Message to Jimmy Kimmel!

    Posted: 05/19/2017

    Guess who sent  Jimmy Kimmel 's newborn son Billy a get-well message? Our very own Andrew, a pediatric oncology patient at Maria Fareri Children's Hospital who just celebrated his 13th birthday! He joined kids under the care of  Children's Miracle Network Hospitals  across the country to wish Billy a speedy recovery from a congenital heart condition.  https://www.facebook.com/jimmykimmel/posts/1907820729495020

  • New York Medical College and Westchester Medical Center Health Network Announce Long-Term, Academic Affiliation Agreement

    Posted: 05/17/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y., May 17, 2017 — New York Medical College (NYMC) and the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) today announced a long-term, Academic Affiliation Agreement (AAA) that will serve to strengthen the academic medicine programs as well as the clinical care and research practices of both NYMC and WMCHealth. Under the agreement, hospitals on the Valhalla campus of WMCHealth – its flagship Westchester Medical Center, Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital and Behavioral Health Center - wi...

  • Former Pediatric Patients to Lead Thousands as Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Ambassadors at the Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day

    Posted: 04/05/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (April 4, 2017) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County, recently named three inspiring former patients – Kaylee Fried, 7, Zechia Mickler, 6, and Tyrus Castrovinci, 6 – as ambassadors for the 13th annual Go the Distance Walk and Family Fun Day, representing the pediatric patients cared for at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital. The annual event benefits Mar...

  • Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital Welcomes Fernando Ferrer, MD, FACS, FAAP as Chief of Pediatric Urology

    Posted: 03/28/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 28, 2017) – Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County, welcomes Fernando Ferrer, MD, FACS, FAAP, as Chief of Pediatric Urology. In his new role, Dr. Ferrer will oversee all medical and surgical services addressing the specialized care of children and adolescents with complex and routine urologic conditions. Dr. Ferrer brings to Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital exp...

  • After a Succesful Recovery from Separation Surgery, Formerly Conjoined Twins Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho to be Released from Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 03/24/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 24, 2017) – Following the success of their rare, complex and groundbreaking 21-hour separation surgery, formerly conjoined twins Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho are being released from Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County. Ballenie’s and Bellanie’s surgery was the first separation of conjoined twins ever performed at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospita...

  • Westchester Medical Center Health Network Names Tracey Weigel, MD, as Chief of Thoracic Surgery

    Posted: 03/09/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (March 9, 2017) – Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) recently named thoracic surgeon Tracey Weigel, MD, as Chief of Thoracic Surgery for the health network’s Valhalla, Poughkeepsie and Kingston campuses. In her role as Chief of Thoracic Surgery, Dr. Weigel will oversee all thoracic surgery functions at WMCHealth’s flagship Westchester Medical Center, as well as Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, MidHudson Regional Hospital, HealthAlliance Hospital: Broadway Campus and He...

  • Cadets Raise $20,000+ During Inaugural Dance Marathon at West Point Supporting Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 02/23/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 23, 2017) – The Westchester Medical Center Health Network is proud to announce that the Cadets at West Point have become the fifth group of college students to support Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), through a multi-hour, Dance Marathon. The cadets held their inaugural, six-hour, Dance Marathon at West Point event recently at Cullum Hall on the campus of the United States Military Academy and raised $20,217,...

  • Formerly Conjoined Twins Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho Celebrate First Birthday at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital

    Posted: 02/06/2017

    VALHALLA, N.Y. (February 6, 2017) – Just two weeks after undergoing a groundbreaking, 21-hour separation surgery, formerly conjoined twin girls Ballenie and Bellanie Camacho celebrated their first birthday this past weekend at Maria Fareri Children’s Hospital, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) and the children’s hospital for the Hudson Valley and Fairfield County. The rare and complex surgery, which spanned from January 17 until the early morning hours of January 18, ...