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Richmond University Medical Center Holds Breast Cancer Awareness Ceremony

October 15, 2021

Hospital staff, local leaders, join breast cancer patients and survivors to raise awareness October 15, 2021 – Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) marked Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a ceremony at its Breast and Women’s Center that honored those lost to the disease, celebrated the courage of breast cancer survivors, and expressed support for those […]

RUMC Holds Annual Spa Wellness Day for Hospital Medical Residents

September 29, 2021

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the annual event provided an opportunity to relax, recharge, and unwind Massages, manicures, and calming fragrances are not what someone typically finds in a hospital setting. However, that was the order of the day recently when Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) held its annual spa wellness day for its medical residents. […]

Prostate Cancer Screening

Prostate Health: When to Get Your First Screening

September 21, 2021

Strong bones are an essential part of good health, but maintaining this strength becomes more difficult as we age. In fact, 20% of women age 50 and older experience osteoporosis, or significant loss of bone mass. Richmond University Medical Center raises awareness and encourages everyone to make bone health a priority. Here, we take a […]

Richmond University Medical Center Remembers September 11, 2001

September 10, 2021

Hospital Staff, FDNY, NYPD, and Over 100 Veterans and Law Enforcement Members Mark 20th Anniversary September 10, 2021 – Richmond University Medical Center paid tribute to the victims of the attacks on September 11, 2001 with a ceremony in front of the hospital’s 9/11 memorial. Hospital staff, NYPD, FDNY, and community leaders participated along with […]

Female Reproductive System

Understanding the Different Types of Gynecological Cancer

September 7, 2021

Strong bones are an essential part of good health, but maintaining this strength becomes more difficult as we age. In fact, 20% of women age 50 and older experience osteoporosis, or significant loss of bone mass. Richmond University Medical Center raises awareness and encourages everyone to make bone health a priority. Here, we take a […]

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Critical Care Trifecta: RUMC Earns National Accreditations for Advanced Cardiac and Stroke Care. Hospital Recognized by American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, and The Joint Commission

September 1, 2021

Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) continues to earn top honors from national accrediting organizations for its critical healthcare services. The hospital, which has served Staten Island and surrounding communities for over 116 years, earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for advanced primary stroke care as well as the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s […]

Man sitting and rubbing back in pain

How to Manage Pain Without the Use of Medication

August 31, 2021

Chronic pain is hard to control and even harder to live with. Many people have turned to highly addictive prescription painkillers to reduce their pain levels. But there are many options for drug-free pain management that can help you live a fulfilling and pain-free life. The experts at Richmond University Medical Center share some ways […]

New RUMC App Lets Everyone Schedule COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments Faster

August 23, 2021

People can now make appointments through RUMC CARES mobile app With the resurgence of COVID-19 and the spread of the delta variant, Richmond University Medical Center (RUMC) continues to implore everyone to get vaccinated. Now, getting a vaccination appointment at RUMC is faster and easier than ever before thanks to RUMC CARES, a new, free […]

Staten Island Native Takes the Helm as Head of Oncology at Richmond University Medical Center

August 17, 2021

Victoria A. Forte, MD, will lead the longest consecutive nationally accredited cancer care program on Staten Island August 17, 2021 – Victoria A. Forte, MD, has come home. The Staten Island native has been named Richmond University Medical Center’s new Cancer Service Line Director, as well as Director of Hematology-Oncology, and Program Director for the hospital’s […]

Neurosurgeon Analyzing Brain Scan

When to See a Neurosurgeon

August 17, 2021

Experts in the field of medicine dedicated to the central and peripheral nervous system, neurosurgeons spend a great deal of time treating spinal conditions that include back, neck, and leg pain, herniated discs, and more. Let’s take a closer look at what neurosurgeons do and when it might be time to see one. What Is […]