Sinai Hospital’s Brunch and Learn Medical Symposium Has Food and Food for Thought on the Menu

Sinai’s 150th anniversary brings medical professionals and the community together to discuss medicine now and future possibilities.

As part of Sinai Hospital's 150th anniversary commemoration, the hospital recently held the Brunch and Learn Symposium for medical experts, students and community members at the hospital to discuss the medical topics that are on everyone’s minds now and how medicine will look in the future.Amy Perry at Sinai 150

Medical education has always been a cornerstone in Sinai’s history, and it is an integral part of the hospital’s mission as a teaching hospital.

John Cmar, M.D., the director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Sinai, was a keynote speaker. His presentation was entitled “From A to Zika.” It was filled with information, insight and humor.

Michael Tangrea, Ph.D., scientific director of the Sinai Hospital BioIncubator, spoke about how advances in technology and medicine will change the way people are diagnosed and treated in the future, possibly resulting in care tailored to every individual.

Amy Perry, the president of Sinai Hospital and the executive vice president of LifeBridge Health, began the symposium with introductions and an overview of Sinai's historic role at the forefront of medical education.

During her remarks, she explained that Jerome Reichmister, M.D., chief of Orthopedics at Sinai Hospital, was the driving force behind the symposium’s inclusion in the Sinai 150th anniversary celebration. Dr. Reichmister has been at Sinai for decades serving in different capacities over the years and is a strong advocate for education and a champion for Sinai Hospital, faculty and residents.

Neil Meltzer at Sinai 150Sinai Hospital of Baltimore has been commemorating its 150th anniversary throughout the year hosting numerous events involving leaders in the medical field, employees, the hospital’s neighbors, patients and their families to honor the hospital’s history and tradition of community service.

Sinai Hospital opened its doors the year after the Civil War ended and has never closed them, treating patients continuously since then. Now Sinai is a modern 500-bed medical complex with a mission to maintain and improve the health of people in the community by providing quality medical services in a caring environment. For more information, log onto www.sinai150.com.

To schedule an appointment with one of our highly trained physicians and find out why LifeBridge Health is Baltimore's premier health care organization, call 410-601-WELL.

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