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Press Releases

April 23, 2024

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  Children’s Specialized Hospital, part of the RWJBarnabas Health Children’s Health network, announces the launch of its newly enhanced program, CSH AUTISM, Children’s Specialized Hospital’s Autism Center of Excellence. The Center will provide services, training, advocacy, and ...

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Union, NJ – Responding to a growing call for a reputable and welcoming haven for cannabis exploration, The Dispensary brand announces the Grand Opening on 4/20 Union, NJ. Since its soft opening 4/9, The Dispensary is quickly becoming the go-to locale for both cannabis explorers and savvy ...

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YWCA Union County proudly announces Anne Evans Estabrook as the recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award for her work in the family justice field. Ms. Estabrook has been a loyal supporter of the YWCA for many years and a champion of causes that benefit children and families.  In addition to ...

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On April 7, more than 800 volunteers participated in hands-on service projects across Greater MetroWest NJ and helped thousands of others in the process. As the community continues to honor Federation’s historic Centennial year, volunteers young and old, along with New Jersey State Senator Joseph ...

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TRAC is a hospital based program at Trinitas Regional Medical Center (TRMC) offering comprehensive, integrated care coordination services for Union County adults (18 and older) who have been admitted to TRMC for treatment of a violent injury resulting from interpersonal violence or community crime, ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ- RWJBarnabas Health, the largest, most comprehensive academic health system in New Jersey, is committed to the health and well-being of women throughout pregnancy, delivery and the postpartum period. As part of this commitment, the System, along with its nine maternity hospitals is ...

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Trinitas' Collegiate Medical Mentoring program will run from June 3, 2024 - June 28, 2024. The time commitment for the Collegiate Medical Mentoring program is 8:30 am-4:30 pm, Monday through Friday. The departments in which you will have the opportunity to observe include the Emergency Room, ...

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The 2024 Breaking Barriers Conference was held on April 4th, 2024 at the Conklin Center at Kean University. An event that was hosted as a for youth by youth civic engagement conference. Founded by now-18-year-old Jeremiah La'Porte, the Director and Founder of the House of Hearts Network. “This ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – RWJBarnabas Health’s The Institute for Nursing Excellence is elevating education and professional development for its nurses. Through hands-on training, utilization of AI, and active simulations, RWJBarnabas Health nurses now have access to two state-of-the-art training facilities ...

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Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services serves thousands of New Jersey residents in ten counties by providing urgent care, outpatient counseling, and support services for homeless individuals. Bridgeway received a New Jersey Department of Community Affairs (DCA) grant to provide Homeless Diversion ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ – April is National Donate Life Month. At RWJBarnabas Health, we are transforming lives as the largest transplant program in New Jersey – transplanting kidneys, hearts, pancreases and lungs.  In 2023, RWJBarnabas Health, the state’s largest academic health system, surpassed a ...

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For the first time, The Gateway Family YMCA and the Loyalty Foundation held an exhibition match between 2 new Esports program teams, The AscendancY at The Gateway Family YMCA in Elizabeth, NJ and The Circuits, at the Newark School of Data Science & Information Technology.  “We are very proud ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ —Earlier this month, Children’s Specialized Hospital (CSH) opened the CSH Marketplace within its New Brunswick inpatient hospital facility. Pediatric patients and their families who visit the Marketplace can receive personal care items, clothing, and toys as needed at no ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Roughly 25,000 Americans die each year from valvular heart disease, but researchers from Rutgers Health and other institutions conclude that new technology could soon help doctors slash that number. “We are witnessing a paradigm shift in how valvular heart diseases are ...

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The Gateway Family YMCA is hosting the Y’s annual Healthy Kids Day® on Saturday, April 20th at YMCA Branches in Elizabeth, Rahway and Union, NJ. This free, annual event features a variety of family-friendly activities to encourage healthy kids, healthy families, and a healthy start to the summer ...

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It’s never too early to begin thinking about Summer Camp and researching the best opportunities for your child to thrive.The Gateway Family YMCA understands the unique needs of children and families, providing transformational Summer Camp experiences for hundreds of children throughout Eastern ...

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Trinitas Regional Medical Center has earned the 2024 CNOR Strong designation representing a facility-wide commitment to nursing excellence and outstanding patient care. The Certified Perioperative Nurse (CNOR) credential given by the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI) validates ...

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As New Jersey's leading nonprofit mental health and substance use rehabilitation and recovery organization, Bridgeway Behavioral Health Services serves thousands of New Jersey residents in ten counties by providing urgent care, outpatient counseling, and short-term and long-term mental health ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ - RWJBarnabas Health’s Executive Vice President and Chief of Staff, Indu Lew, was honored by the Indian Consulate at the prestigious 6th Annual International Women’s Day Celebration, held on March 8. The event was hosted by the Federation of Indian Associations (FIA) in ...

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A leading nonprofit provider of homeless services in Northern NJ with locations in both Union and Essex Counties. Bridges’ mission is to end homelessness through volunteer-driven outreach and individual case management, focusing on health, housing, and independence. Join us at the beautiful ...

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West Orange, NJ - Three RWJBarnabas Health nursing leaders will be honored by the New Jersey State Nurses Association (NJSNA) for their high standards of excellence, professional career achievements and for making a notable difference in many lives.  These leaders will be presented with awards at ...

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Community Access Unlimited and the Union County Interfaith Coordinating Council are proud to present “Celebrating Women in Leadership: Nurturing Mental Wellness,” a free event dedicated to recognizing and honoring influential women who are championing positive change in Union County. The event will ...

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NEW PROVIDENCE/ROCHELLE PARK, NJ — TAPinto is excited to announce a new and unique collaboration with The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and COMMERCE Magazine. “We are excited to partner with CIANJ and COMMERCE Magazine to expand the magazine’s reach and provide ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, together with RWJBarnabas Health, the state’s leading cancer center and only Comprehensive Cancer Center as recognized by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), has scored in the “exceptional” range and was redesignated by the National ...

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MILLBURN, NJ  - March is National Brain Injury Awareness Month and Opportunity Project (OP) invites community members to support their upcoming events focusing on empowering individuals with brain injury as well as increasing knowledge about brain injury prevention. According to the Centers for ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ  – John W. Doll, Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at RWJBarnabas Health, has been named among Becker’s Hospital Review’s Academic Medical Center/Health System COO to Know for 2024. The Becker’s list recognizes chief operating officers who lead academic ...

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HARRISON / WEST ORANGE, NJ  – As NJ/NY Gotham FC maintains an unparalleled commitment to elevated player resources and player care, the reigning National Women’s Soccer League champions today announced RWJBarnabas Health, New Jersey’s most comprehensive academic health care system, as the club’s ...

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Bridges Outreach, Inc., a leading nonprofit provider of homeless services in Northern New Jersey, housed 209 individuals last year through its expanded rapid rehousing and permanent supportive housing programs, an increase of 175%. They also prevented 283 people from experiencing homelessness at ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ -  The Chronic Illness Management Program at Children’s Specialized Hospital, an RWJBarnabas Health facility, was named to Becker’s Hospital Review’s inaugural list of 36 hospitals and health systems with great diabetes and endocrinology programs, joining programs from around the ...

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The Junior League of Elizabeth-Plainfield (JLEP) is pleased to announce that in 2024 we will be awarding three $4,000 scholarships to college-bound women who reside in Union County and demonstrate a passion for volunteerism. The JLEP believes that volunteerism is a vital force in our community, ...

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