Kenneth Taber Elected Chair of Phelps Hospital Board of Directors

Kenneth Taber of Tarrytown was recently elected Chair of the Board of Directors of Phelps Hospital, a 238-bed community hospital in Sleepy Hollow. Mr. Taber joined the Phelps Board in 2015 and has served on various committees, including Phelps’ Quality Assurance Committee and the Legal Affairs Committee of Northwell Health, the hospital’s health system.

Mr. Taber is a partner in the New York City office of the national law firm Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP, known as Pillsbury. For more than a decade, he led the firm’s 200-attorney litigation section. His clients have included former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the City of New York, which he represented in what The New York Times called “landmark” litigation brought by the city to stem the flow of illegal guns. Mr. Taber is currently a member of the Board of Directors for the Harlem School of the Arts, and serves on that Board’s Executive Committee. He is also a member of the Board of the San Francisco-based Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence.

About Phelps Hospital

Phelps Hospital, part of Northwell Health, is a full-service 238-bed acute care community hospital located in Sleepy Hollow, NY. With more than 1,700 employees and 500 medical staff members representing 60 medical specialties, Phelps offers one of the broadest ranges of community hospital services in Westchester County. Patients benefit from distinguished physicians, many of whom are pioneers in their field, offering the most advanced procedures using the latest technology. www.phelpshospital.org. Phelps’ primary and specialty care medical group, Phelps Medical Associates, has nearly 20 practices located on the hospital campus and in the surrounding communities. www.phelpsmedicalassociates.org.

About Northwell Health

Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 21 hospitals and over 500 outpatient practices. We care for more than 1.8 million people annually in the metro New York area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 61,000 employees – including 15,000+ nurses and 2,500+ doctors within Northwell Health Physician Partners – are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute. We’re training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and the School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. And we offer health insurance through CareConnect. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.

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