Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital
New Brunswick • Somerset

RWJ Trauma Center Hosts Second Annual Amazing Saves Picnic June 3

Second Annual Event Honors Patients, Families, First Responders and Health Care Providers

May 22, 2012
NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J. – The Level I Trauma Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital will celebrate incredible patient saves and pay tribute to the contributions and dedication of the first responders and health care professionals who are on the front lines of trauma and emergency care 24 hours a day, 7 days a week during its second annual Amazing Saves Picnic on Sunday, June 3.
 
The picnic will take place from noon to 5 p.m. at the Black Bear Country Club in Millstone Twp.
 
This family-friendly event will include a buffet lunch, snacks, laser tag, Segway rides, a rock-climbing wall, water sports, paddle boats, mini golf and more. Admission is $20 for adults and $10 for children between the ages of three and 11.
 
The Amazing Saves Picnic promises a day of fun and celebration and is open to the public.
 
Members of the media also are invited to attend.
 
To learn more, visit www.rwjtrauma.org/amazingsave. Registration is required. Call 1-888-MD-RWJUH today to secure your spot!
 
For a referral to a physician affiliated with RWJUH, call 1-888-MD-RWJUH.
 
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About Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital

Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (RWJUH) is a 965-bed academic medical center with campuses in New Brunswick and Somerville, NJ. Its Centers of Excellence include cardiovascular care from minimally invasive heart surgery to transplantation, cancer care, stroke care, neuroscience, joint replacement, and women’s and children’s care including The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital (www.bmsch.org). As the flagship Cancer Hospital of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the principal teaching hospital of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in New Brunswick, RWJUH is an innovative leader in advancing state-of-the-art care. A Level 1 Trauma Center and the only Pediatric Trauma Center in the state, RWJUH’s New Brunswick campus serves as a national resource in its ground-breaking approaches to emergency preparedness.

RWJUH has been ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report seven times and has been selected by the publication as a high performing hospital in numerous specialties. The Bristol-Myers Squibb Children’s Hospital has been ranked among the best hospitals in America by U.S. News & World Report for three consecutive years.

Both the New Brunswick and Somerset campuses have earned significant national recognition for clinical quality and patient safety, including the prestigious Magnet® Award for Nursing Excellence, an “A” patient safety rating from the Leapfrog Group and “Most Wired” designation by Hospitals and Health Networks Magazine. The Joint Commission and the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services have designated the New Brunswick Campus as a Comprehensive Stroke Center and the Somerset Campus as a Primary Stroke Center.

The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer has rated RWJUH New Brunswick among the nation’s best comprehensive cancer centers and designated the Steeplechase Cancer Center at RWJ Somerset as a Comprehensive Community Cancer Center. The Joint Surgery Center at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital Somerset has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for total knee and total hip replacement surgery.