In honor of our centennial celebration this year, Burke has been hosting a monthly lecture series. The intimate discussions offer thought-provoking presentations on various topics, from Burke’s rich history as a pioneer in rehabilitation to the future of technology in the field of rehabilitation.
In September, we welcome Scarsdale resident Harry Waizer.
Waizer, a Cantor Fitzgerald employee who was seriously injured in the September 11 attacks, underwent extensive rehabilitation at Burke. In his talk, Waizer will discuss what the rehabilitation was like, how he overcame various obstacles on his path to wellness and how he’s doing now. There will be a question-and-answer session following the talk.
The lecture will take place from 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. in the main lobby of Wood Pavilion (building #7) at 785 Mamaroneck Ave., White Plains. Light refreshments will be served. Seating is limited, so please RSVP by calling (914) 597-2848.
While at the lecture, you can also visit Burke’s Centennial Lobby Display, which showcases the history of Burke from its founding in 1915 up through today. Included in the exhibit are original McKim, Mead & White blueprints, medical equipment and artifacts, as well some of the technology being utilized at Burke today, such as a 3-D printer to make prosthetics. The exhibit, which will be on display until December, is free and open to the public.
We look forward to seeing you there!