Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital

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Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein
Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Brasileira Albert Einstein (SBIBAE)
Hospital Albert Einstein.jpg
Geography
Location Morumbi, São Paulo, SP, Brazil
Coordinates 23°36′00″S 46°42′55″W / 23.60000°S 46.71528°W / -23.60000; -46.71528Coordinates: 23°36′00″S 46°42′55″W / 23.60000°S 46.71528°W / -23.60000; -46.71528
Links
Website www.einstein.br

The Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein (English: Albert Einstein Israelite Hospital) is a Brazilian hospital, located in the Morumbi district, on the south side of São Paulo. It's considered one of the best hospitals in Latin America.[1]

History[edit]

A group of Jewish community members in São Paulo founded the Sociedade Beneficente Israelita Brasileira Albert Einstein (SBIBAE) in 1955.[2] The SBIBAE began construction of the Albert Einstein Hospital three years later on 14 September 1958 on land donated by Ema Gordon Klabin.[3] The hospital was inaugurated on 28 July 1971.[2]

In 1999, it was the first health institution outside the United States to be certified by the Joint Commission International.[citation needed]

Ophthalmologist Dr. Cláudio Lottenberg began as president of Albert Einstein in December 2001.[4]

Care and Programs[edit]

It is one of the most well-known health units in Brazil due to the quality of care, medical equipment and expertise at its disposal to address the main types of pathologies. It has a social assistance program in the Paraisópolis favela, near the hospital.

The Hospital also hosts a nursing school and will in the future have also a medical school.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Rankings de Clínicas y Hospitales de América Latina 2009" (in Spanish)
  2. ^ a b "História". einstein.br (in Portuguese). Faculdade de Enfermagem do Hospital Israelita Albert Einstein. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Departamento de voluntários: História". einstein.br (in Portuguese). SBIBAE. Archived from the original on 14 June 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015.
  4. ^ "Quem sou". doutorclaudio.com.br (in Portuguese). Archived from the original on 11 July 2015. Retrieved 12 June 2015.