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CELEBRATING HEART SURGERY AT STONY BROOK: Proclamation of the Suffolk County Legislature

Dr. Todd K. Rosengart receiving the Stony Brook Heart Surgery Proclamation from Legislator Vivian Viloria-Fisher.At the special celebration that took place on February 13, 2007, at Stony Brook University Medical Center — on the eve of the day of hearts — the multidisciplinary team of our heart surgery program gathered with former patients, as Suffolk County Legislator Vivian Viloria-Fisher presented this official proclamation in recognition of the program's accomplishments made during 2006 and its demonstration of the highest quality of patient care:

The Suffolk County Legislature wishes to honor the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at Stony Brook University Medical Center as it celebrates its accomplishments in 2006; and

WHEREAS, this past year at Stony Brook University Medical Center Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery was distinguished by major advances in program development, modernization of infrastructural support and quality outcomes, with the greatest focus on ensuring the highest quality of care for cardiac surgery patients; and,

WHEREAS, the quality of care and quality initiatives undertaken in the context of expanding clinical services in order to provide a comprehensive array of state-of-the-art cardiac surgery procedures further have enhanced an outstanding program while providing patients with the most sophisticated, compassionate cardiac surgical care available; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that I, Vivian Viloria-Fisher, on behalf of my colleagues on the Suffolk County Legislature and the citizens of Suffolk County, do hereby honor the


For its excellence in providing cardiac care to the residents of Suffolk County.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Suffolk County Legislature to be affixed on this thirteenth day of February, two thousand seven.

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