Mount Sinai Well being System nurses are getting an clever tribute with a touring exhibit of portraits. The 46 work by Rebecca Moses are presently on show by way of Dec. 20 within the Guggenheim Pavilion of Mount Sinai Hospital on Manhattan’s Higher East Facet.
The exhibit’s identify says all of it: “Thank You, Mount Sinai Nurses.”
“The response from nurses and docs has been terribly optimistic. The Mount Sinai neighborhood has expressed gratitude for this distinctive manner of acknowledging the important contributions and achievements of Mount Sinai Nurses,” mentioned Linda Valentino, the system’s vice chairman of nursing and affected person care for girls’s and youngsters’s providers.
The exhibit was the brainchild of Valentino, Moses and Linda Levy, president of the Perfume Basis. Together with the exhibit, the Perfume Basis is donating hundreds of perfume and sweetness merchandise to Mount Sinai nurses.
The exhibit can also be a recognition of 2020 because the Yr of the Nurse and Midwife, declared by the World Well being Group. “To have all of our nurses traumatized within the Yr of the Nurse and never do something about it, it was actually protecting me up at night time,” Valentino instructed the New York Occasions.
“The nurses portrayed have been chosen by a means of peer nomination, and participation was voluntary,” Valentino mentioned. Every nurse will obtain a print of her portrait.
The exhibit, designed and put in professional bono by architect George Ranalli, will journey to Mount Sinai’s seven different places within the coming months.