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VNSNY Announces CEO Succession Plan

From: Yahoo! Finance
Yahoo! Finance has covered VNSNY's announcement that VNSNY EVP and Chief Financial Officer Dan Savitt will be succeeding Marki Flannery as CEO of the Visiting Nurse Service of New York, effective February 2021. The article features Marki Flannery, Dan Savitt, and Andrew N. Schiff, M.D., Chairman of the VNSNY Board of Directors. As Marki states in the piece, "I am honored to have served as VNSNY's CEO. Dan Savitt is absolutely the right person to continue the work we have started and lead VNSNY into the future. Dan has passion for the VNSNY mission coupled with a deep understanding of the drivers of our business and the needs of the people we serve. I look forward to working with Dan and my executive team to ensure a smooth and seamless transition."
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VNSNY Welcomes New Board Members

VNSNY is pleased to announce the addition of five new Members to its Board of Directors. Chairman Andrew N. Schiff, M.D., whose great-great-grandfather was a supporter of VNSNY founder Lillian Wald, said, “Each of our new Board Members brings to the table a wealth of experience, dedication to the VNSNY charitable mission, and a sharp, forward-looking vision for innovation, flexibility, and fiscal strength. We proudly welcome them to the VNSNY Board.”
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Remembering Larry Kramer: A Legacy in LGBTQ Health

From: Bronx Voice
Bronx Voice has featured VNSNY LGBTQ+ Program Manager Arthur Fitting in a piece recalling Larry Kramer's achievements and relentless pursuit of equality for members of the LGBTQ+ community, including efforts that paved the way for specialized programs and health plans like SelectHealth from VNSNY CHOICE, which serves Medicaid-eligible New Yorkers living with HIV, individuals of transgender experience, and homeless individuals.
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City & State Features VNSNY RN on List of “Queens Heroes”

From: City & State
VNSNY RN Cidric Trinidad has been recognized by City & State as one of 18 COVID-19 "Queens Heroes." The list honors health care workers and members of the Queens community who have been at the forefront of the coronavirus pandemic and have met the challenge in different ways. Cidric's profile highlights his role as a VNSNY nurse on the front lines.
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Riding the PRIDE 2020 Transgender Roller Coaster — With Pride

From: Medium
Medium has featured VNSNY Gender Affirmation Program Director Shannon Whittington, RN, MSN, CCM LGBTQ Health, in an opinion piece that highlights VNSNY's ongoing efforts to address racial inequality and health care disparities in the wake of startling new policies implemented by the federal government.
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From AIDS to Coronavirus and Beyond

From: Medium
Medium has published a piece by VNSNY LGBTQ+ Program Manager Arthur Fitting titled "From AIDS to the Coronavirus and Beyond: Let’s Break the Shackles of History, Together." The piece, which links to the VNSNY PRIDE 2020 "We Are the World" video, is a call-to-action for "bringing all communities to the healthcare table" and recognizing that "we are all connected to one another."
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