The Bellevue Association's mission is:
To make health care a right, not a privilege, in our country.
To support and sponsor projects and programs within Bellevue Hospital Center that will improve the quality of medical care.
To enhance the physical environment at Bellevue Hospital Center for both patients and staff.
To educate on behalf of Bellevue Hospital Center at the local, state, and federal government level.
To bring together men and women from all walks of life--medicine, business, government, and philanthropy--to assist the Association in carrying out its mission through education, fundraising, and project development.
The Bellevue Association has successfully raised funds for the following projects at Bellevue Hospital Center:
- Dr. Saul J. Farber Auditorium
- Adolescent Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program (CPEP)
- Women's Health Outreach & Domestic Violence Programs
- Presentations of panels of experts for the Bellevue community and public on significant issues in healthcare including the opioid crises, palliative care, and treatment of memory loss
- Emergency Department Multilingual Communications Project
- Survivors of Torture Program
- Tuberculosis Outreach Program
- Dr. Saul J. Farber Annual Student Public Health Lecture
- The Prevention and Education Partnership (PEP)
- HI-IQ System for Interventional Radiology Patients
- Purchase of an MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imagining Machine)
- Doris Farber Family Room in Emergency Department
- Therapeutic Comfort Garden
- Reach Out and Read Program
- New front entrance
- AIDS projects
- Clothing for the Homeless Program
- Birthing Center
- Google Map Virtual Tour Service for Bellevue Patients
- General Internal Medicine Healthcare Kiosk Project
For more details on some of these programs, please visit the Impact section of the website.