South Shore University Hospital (SSUH) officials today announced the opening of University Library, a new medical library on the hospital campus.
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SSUH administrators open the University Library (Photo: Business Wire)
The hospital library and information common space is meant to support the learning and education of clinicians and staff at SSUH, which is part of Northwell Health. It is a space where clinicians will have access to tens of thousands of medical journals, e-books and other learning platforms.
“It is incredibly important for our clinicians and caregivers to have a space to learn,” said Donna Moravick, RN, executive director of South Shore University Hospital. “Whether they’re physicians or nurses, this is a space where people can educate themselves on the latest advances in medicine.”
Having a library space demonstrates Northwell’s commitment to encouraging a lifetime of learning and innovation in healthcare.
The University Library, which took six months to construct, features four computers, five lounge seats and will soon have an outdoor seating section overlooking SSUH’s Heroes Plaza.
It is designed to encourage both individual and group learning.
About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 23 hospitals, 830 outpatient facilities and more than 16,600 affiliated physicians. We care for over two million people annually in the New York metro area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 76,000 employees – 18,900 nurses and 4,800 employed doctors, including members of Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institutes for Medical Research. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell and the Hofstra Northwell School of Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu and follow us @NorthwellHealth on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.