July 2013
From the Medical Staff Office
Feature Story
While attending in the SICU recently, I was reminded of how fortunate we are. We enter patients’ lives as complete strangers, and are almost always given their trust immediately.
In this issue...
Nearly 600 attended the 13th annual Rose of Hope Luncheon Thursday, June 13, to hear keynote speaker actress Katie Holmes.

Rockman Ferrigno, MD, has been named Chairman of Emergency Medicine.

Bridgeport Hospital physicians and staff were among the more than 700 participants in the 10th annual Bridgeport Hospital Home Run on Sunday, May 26, at the Ballpark at Harbor Yard.

Harold Sauer, MD, Chairman of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was unanimously elected to a two-year term as Chair of the Post-Licensure Assessment System (PLAS) Governing committee of the Federation of State Medical Boards on June 4.

The eighth annual Bridgeport Hospital Physician Reception to welcome new medical staff members will be held 6-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 16, at Bellarmine Hall, Fairfield University.

Bridgeport Hospital pediatrician Nicholas Mongillo, MD, was named Physician of the Year by the Greater Bridgeport Medical Association (GBMA) for his contributions to patient care and the community.

During the Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary annual spring gala the Auxiliary presented a $100,000 check to the hospital to support SurgEase-area renovations, nursing scholarships and the Dr. Tom Kennedy Toy Closet.

The 33rd annual Coca-Cola Kaulbach Memorial Golf Classic tees off on Thursday, Sept. 12, at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield. Proceeds support The Norma F. Pfriem Cancer Institute.

Dennis (Dan) Williams, MD, an attending physician, was recently elected treasurer of The Fairfield County Medical Association.

Neil Dolan, MD, Psychiatry Department Associate Chair, was commissioned in June into the U.S. Army Reserves Medical Corps.

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Aug. 5: Daniel Barchi, Chief Information Officer, Yale New Haven Health System