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CALVARY IN THE NEWS – 2022 To date!



August 16, 2022
Pelham’s Marie Serpe Celebrates 100th Birthday Surrounded by Family From Far and Wide

  • Pelham and Greenwich Resident, Marie Serpe, celebrates her 100th Birthday at Calvary Hospital in the Bronx surrounded by her family, including children, grandchildren and Calvary staff members. Read more.


July 26, 2022
New York State Passes Law to Raise Hospice, Palliative Care Awareness

  • New York Gov. Kathy Hochul has signed a bill designed to expand awareness of advance care planning, hospice and palliative care. Dr. Christopher Comfort, Calvary COO, provides his expertise as to why this campaign is not only essential but critical in identifying palliative care as a core component in healthcare. Read more

July 25, 2022
Calvary Hospital CEO, Frank A. Calamari is ranked as one of the Top 100 remarkable leaders featured in City

  • Calvary Hospital CEO, Frank A. Calamari is ranked as the Bronx’s most remarkable leaders for his dedication and efforts during the COVID-19 pandemic and launching a first-of-its-kind education program, Calvary’s RN Residency program. Read more.



June 28, 2022
Hospices Develop Nurse Residencies to Stem Labor Pressures

  • Chief Operating Officer Dr. Christopher Comfort offers his insight on new NYC-based nurse residency program for new and continuing nurses who may be interested in the hospice and palliative care specialty. Read more.


June 21, 2022
Calvary Hospital COO: Hospice Nurse Residency Programs Reproducible at National Scale

  • Dr. Christopher Comfort, chief operating officer for Calvary Hospital sat down with Hospice News to talk about Calvary’s hospice and palliative care model, its work to educate clinicians on the nature of those services and how to provide them, as well as the organization’s partnership with other local resources.

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April 25, 2022
Crain’s NY Health Pulse Exclusive: Calvary Hospital Launches Nurse Residency Program

  • Dr. Betty Nelson, Program Director of Calvary’s RN Residency program, sat
    with Crain’s Health Pulse to discuss the purpose and goals of the nurse residency and how it may attract more healthcare workers to the palliative and hospice care specialty. Read More.

March 23, 2022
For Calvary Health Workers, Donations to Ukraine Blend Professional Duty and Personal Attachment 

  • Calvary Hospital donates $15,000 worth of medical supplies to first responders and healthcare professionals tending to the needs of the victims of the war in Ukraine. Read more.

February 15, 2022
Ministry providers approach hospice underuse as health equity issue

  • Calvary Hospital’s Nancy D’Agostino RN, MSN, CHPN, Vice President of Community Patient Services and Rabbi Yerachmiel Rothberger, Calvary’s Jewish community liaison, added their expert perspective to a recent article featured in Catholic Health World, Ministry providers approach hospice underuse as a health equity issue.

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