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For Immediate Release: March 29, 2017

AtlantiCare to hold special Doctor’s Day
Schwartz Rounds™

Who:       AtlantiCare

What:      To hold Schwartz Rounds™ Doctor’s Day Conversation – “Navigating the Transition from Medical Resident to Attending Physician”

When:     Thursday, March 30, 2017; noon to 1 p.m.

Where:    Medical Education Classroom 2nd floor
                AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center
                1925 Pacific Avenue, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
                (Media should check in at the Information Desk on the ground floor or second floor.)

Details:    AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center (ARMC) will host “Navigating the Transition from Medical Resident to Attending Physician” Thursday, March 30, National Doctor’s Day, for AtlantiCare providers and staff. Part of ARMC’s regular Schwartz Rounds™, these multidisciplinary sessions give providers and staff the opportunity to discuss social, emotional and other topics related to providing patient care.

Aileen Hochbo, M.D., FACP, associate program director, Internal Medicine Residency, AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, will lead the discussion as guest moderator. Panelists will include ARMC hospitalists Danish Abbasi, M.D., and Tayyaba Salman, M.D. Salman will conference in via video from ARMC Mainland campus, where a joint session will be taking place

“Rounds can enhance communication and promote teamwork among caregivers,” said Marilouise Venditti, vice president and chief medical officer, AtlantiCare.

A national program with sites across the country, Schwartz Rounds were created by the Kenneth B. Schwartz Center, a Boston-based nonprofit dedicated to advancing compassionate healthcare. AtlantiCare is a Schwartz Center healthcare member organization.

AtlantiCare currently has 53 medical residents providing care at his hospital campuses

The special Doctor’s Day focused Schwartz Rounds™ topic is one of several ways AtlantiCare is marking National Doctors Day.

Contacts:
Jennifer Tornetta, (O) 609-569-7010, (C) 609-335-3446, jennifer.tornetta@atlanticare.org 
Betsy Woerner, (O) 609-677-6016. (C) 609-385-6361, betsy.woerner@atlanticare.org 
Heather Costabile, (O) 609-653-0400 x112, heather.costabile@atlanticare.org 

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AtlantiCare, a member of Geisinger Health System, is an integrated system of services designed to help people achieve optimal health. It includes AtlantiCare Regional Medical Center, AtlantiCare Health Engagement, the AtlantiCare Foundation, and AtlantiCare Health Services. Its more than 5,500 employees and more than 900 physicians serve the community in nearly 70 locations. A 2009 Malcolm Baldrige Award winner, AtlantiCare was also included in Modern Healthcare’s Best Places to Work in Healthcare in 2010. ARMC became the 105th hospital in the nation to attain status as a Magnet™ designated hospital in March of 2004 and was redesignated a Magnet™ hospital in 2008 and 2013.

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