AAMC Opens the Health Sciences Pavilion
Hospital Announces Largest Campaign in 107–Year History
The seven-story, 240,000-square-foot Health Sciences Pavilion houses physician offi ces, outpatient services and the
AAMC Health Sciences Institute.
The opening of the AAMC Health
Sciences Pavilion(HSP)on July 1 is
the next step in the medical center’s
enduring commitment to grow with
the population it serves.
The seven-story, 240,000-squarefoot
HSP will house physician offices,
outpatient services, and the AAMC
Health Sciences Institute (HSI), a
health care conferencing and telemedicine
“That AAMC is willing to make this
investment says so much about its
commitment to being in the forefront
of health care for its patients.”
John Martin, M.D.
Co-Chair, Health Sciences
The crown jewel of the new facility,
the 24,000-square-foot HSI, features
a main conference room that can
accommodate up to 400 or be sectioned
into six conference rooms. The
Institute also includes five classrooms,
all with high definition projectors,
and wireless Internet, and some with
video-conferencing capabilities. One
classroom will be connected to specific
operating rooms from which AAMC
surgeons can teach the latest surgical
techniques to physicians across the
globe. A 3,500-square-foot terrace
offers picturesque views of the surrounding
“The Health Sciences Institute
will be one of the brightest symbols
of our institution,” said vascular
surgeon John Martin, M.D., co-chair
of the Health Sciences Institute Committee.
“That AAMC is willing to make
this investment says so much about its commitment to being in the forefront of health care for its patients. We’re not waiting for tomorrow. We’re doing it now.”
Care Like no Other Campaign
Coinciding with opening the
Health Sciences Pavilion, AAMC
leadership unveiled the medical
center’s $44 million Care Like no
Other fundraising campaign, the
largest and most ambitious fundraising
effort in the medical center’s
Funding for AAMC’s expansion
has been secured through bonds
issued by the health system in early
2009 and through capital generated
from hospital operations.
Additional funds are being raised
through the generous support of
hospital trustees, medical staff,
employees, individuals and businesses,
and the community.
The Care Like no Other campaign
supports the $424 million, campus-
wide expansion. Lisa Hillman,
chief development officer
and senior vice president of the
Health System, said, “The opening
of this new facility offers an opportunity
to honor the donors who
have made our growth possible,
while welcoming future donors
who will make continued growth
a reality—a true celebration of
We would like to acknowledge the following individuals
who have graciously volunteered their time on the
Care Like no Other committees:
- John Belcher, Campaign Chair
- JoAnn DeCesaris
- J. Kenneth Driessen
- Thomas Ducker, M.D.
- Dorothy Elder
- Stephen E. Faust, M.D.
- Kenneth R. Gill
- Frederick Graul
- Rebecca Greco
- Kenneth Gummerson, M.D.
- Anthony Izzo
- Nicholas Lambrow
- Douglas S. Mitchell, M.D.
- Charles Moore, Jr.
- George Moran
- Theodore Pincus
- Judy Stewart
- Leslie Tilghman
- Larry Ulvila
- Laura Westervelt
- Aimee Y. Yu, M.D.
- Judy Zazulia-Wahl
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