On Thursday, July 8, Symphony in C’s 10-piece brass ensemble took the stage at Cooper Commons Park for the second of five summer concerts scheduled this summer. The event, featuring patriotic tunes by American composers, was held to honor the men and women who serve in our Armed Forces.
Today, Cooper University Hospital unveiled its new, expanded Emergency Department (ED) with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and open house for employees and visitors. The new facility is 33,000 square feet and includes 36 brand new, state-of-the-art patient rooms, including: designated adult and pediatric treatment and resuscitation rooms, two private triage rooms, a separate pediatric waiting room, and two decontamination rooms.
On Tuesday, June 15, 2010, eight 8th grade students from Camden City schools took a tour of Cooper University Hospital as part of Rutgers Career Connection day. Students learned about career opportunities available within the healthcare industry while getting a hands on approach to medicine.
In the middle of the bustling city of Camden now lives The DiFlorio Family Healing Garden, a place of respite and tranquility for patients and families to enhance the healing process. During Tuesday’s ceremony, Cooper recognized and thanked Dennis DiFlorio and family as well as other donors whose contributions has made the healing garden possible for patients, families and visitors to enjoy.
Join us Wednesday, June 30 from 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm for Family Night at our Obstetrics/Gynecology and Pediatrics office in Burlington (1900 Burlington-Mt. Holly Road - Route 541, Building One, Burlington, NJ). We'll be featuring free health screenings for adults, car seat safety checks, face painting, balloon sculptures and more.
On Thursday, the first of the 'Summer in the City' concerts at Cooper Commons Park debuted with the Universal African Dance & Drum Ensemble, the world-renowned African dance troupe based at Camden's Unity Community Center, having the honor of performing the opening show.
On Saturday, June 5, more than 750 cancer survivors and their caregivers attended the annual Cooper Cancer Institute Survivors' Day celebration at Cooper - Voorhees. The annualcelebration has quickly become the largest of its kind in the state.
Golfers gathered at Woodcrest Country Club on Monday, June 14, 2010 for the 18th Annual Mercedes-Benz Dealer Championship Golf Tournament, benefiting the Children's Regional Hospital at Cooper. Over the 18-year history of the tournament more than $2 million has been raised to help aid Cooper’s pediatric patients.
75 members of the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club recently rumbled into the Cooper entrance circle. The Blue Knights, on their annual toy run, presented Child Life with $500 to enhance the lives of our hospitalized pediatrics patients. This was in addition to the wealth of toys and games which the bikers brought.
On Saturday, June 12, 2010, Brenna Welsh, a state finalist competing for the title of Miss New Jersey visited patients at the Children’s Regional Hospital at Cooper. Brenna is part of the National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD). She has been traveling to area hospitals trying to raise awareness so medical facilities like Cooper continue to educate their patient’s and staff on rare disorders and treatment options.