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.