The Miriam Hospital Donor Stories
Arthur and Joyce Hurvitz
Maintaining The Miriam’s outstanding culture of nursing care and excellence means offering the best continuing education opportunities we can for our staff. Few people know this better than Arthur Hurvitz—an invaluable member of The Miriam family for four decades and the 2009 Miriam Hospital Person of the Year—who has become one of our leading champions for nursing excellence, as well as advancement of the hospital overall.
Arthur and his wife, Joyce, have furthered nursing education at The Miriam by establishing the Hurvitz Nursing Scholarship Endowed Fund, which provides ongoing education for the hospital’s award-winning nurses. Arthur even received the status of honorary nurse from Maria P. Ducharme, MS, NEA-BC, RN, The Miriam’s senior vice president, patient care services, and chief nursing officer. Read more >>
The Rampone Family Gives Back to Nursing
Twenty years ago, when David and Belle Rampone first came to The Miriam Hospital, they never imagined how special the hospital would become to them. David was referred to Steven Schechter, MD at The Miriam when prior colorectal surgery at another hospital was unsuccessful. “The difference was like night and day,” remembers David. “The care I received at The Miriam was great; just the way I thought it should be.”
David was so grateful; he and Belle decided they wanted to give back to The Miriam.
David joined the Board of Governors, then lent his professional expertise in engineering and construction to the Building and Grounds Committee, and now serves on The Miriam Hospital Foundation Board of Trustees. Belle became a life member of the Women’s Association and serves on the hospital’s annual gala committee. Read more >>