“Jap North Carolina’s vibrancy is determined by sturdy collaboration between the institutional pillars which have lengthy represented this area’s distinctive wants,” mentioned Dr. Michael Waldrum, Vidant CEO and dean of ECU’s Brody School of Medicine. “The ECU Well being brand is an emblem of our shared dedication to reworking and elevating well being take care of tens of millions, coaching the suppliers of tomorrow, collaborating with group companions to resolve complicated points and bringing scientific improvements that enhance the lives of those that proudly name this area residence.”
The ECU Well being brand captures the essence of an progressive regional well being system comprised of greater than 13,000 devoted well being care employees, a thriving college, present and future generations of docs dedicated to caring for North Carolina and the unwavering dedication of two organizations working collaboratively to remodel the east.
“It’s thrilling to be part of ECU’s continued transformation as we work to construct pathways for sustained excellence right here in Greenville and the area,” ECU Chancellor Philip Rogers mentioned. “This partnership strengthens our establishments’ shared mission and finally betters the communities we serve. Sharing the brand new ECU Well being brand begins an thrilling chapter as we work collaboratively to construct the well being care enterprise for the area and broaden our attain additional into japanese North Carolina.”
The rebranding course of for many Vidant entities is predicted to start in Could and can take a number of months to finish. The Brody College of Medication’s identify is not going to change.
Naming conventions are as follows:
- ECU Well being Medical Middle
- ECU Well being Beaufort Hospital — A Campus of ECU Well being Medical Middle
- ECU Well being Bertie Hospital
- ECU Well being Chowan Hospital
- ECU Well being Duplin Hospital
- ECU Well being Edgecombe Hospital
- ECU Well being North Hospital
- ECU Well being Roanoke-Chowan Hospital
- The Outer Banks Hospital
- ECU Well being Maynard Youngsters’s Hospital
- Vidant Medical Group and ECU Physicians: The naming of the apply teams will probably be shared at a future date.
Vidant and ECU have a wealthy historical past of collaboration in well being care, schooling and analysis. Vidant’s position as a regional rural well being care chief, and Brody’s standing as North Carolina’s chief in graduating physicians who apply in state, in main care and in underserved areas, is a pure partnership that can advance the mixed mission of ECU Well being.
ECU Well being will attempt to extra successfully and effectively tackle present points going through the area — comparable to well being disparities and care supply obstacles — whereas additionally higher anticipating future well being care and academic wants.
“The rebranding to ECU Well being is symbolic of the significance and longstanding cooperation of ECU’s Brody College of Medication and Vidant Well being. Collectively, we have now lengthy stood facet by facet advancing the well being supply, analysis and schooling mission for japanese North Carolina,” mentioned Dr. Jason Higginson, govt dean of the Brody College of Medication. “Having one model will make our shut and essential relationship obvious to everybody.”
About Vidant Well being
Vidant Well being is a mission-driven, 1,708-bed tutorial well being system that yearly serves greater than 1.4 million individuals in 29 japanese North Carolina counties. The not-for-profit system is made up of greater than 13,000 workers, eight hospitals, residence well being, hospice, wellness facilities, and Vidant Medical Group, a multi-specialty doctor and supplier group with greater than 500 suppliers in additional than 90 areas in japanese North Carolina. Vidant is affiliated with The Brody College of Medication at East Carolina College. As a serious useful resource for well being providers and schooling, Vidant has a mission to enhance the well being and well-being of japanese North Carolina. For extra info, go to VidantHealth.com.
About East Carolina College
East Carolina College, or ECU because it’s greatest identified, presents practically 100 bachelor’s, 68 grasp’s and 18 doctoral levels to twenty-eight,000 college students on its Greenville, North Carolina, campus and thru an acclaimed on-line studying program. ECU additionally boasts the most important enterprise college enrollment and largest variety of new nurses and schooling professionals produced by a four-year North Carolina college, along with the most important studio artwork program within the state. Situated close to Atlantic coast harbors the place pirates as soon as roamed, ECU adopted the “Pirates” mascot in 1934 for its athletics program and competes in NCAA Division 1. Go to: www.ecu.edu.
The Brody College of Medication
The Brody College of Medication at East Carolina College was based greater than 40 years in the past to extend the availability of main care physicians serving North Carolina, enhance the well being standing of japanese North Carolina and improve entry of minority and deprived college students to a medical schooling. Every year, the varsity graduates near 86 medical college students and welcomes about 125 residents and fellows. Brody persistently ranks No. 1 in North Carolina — and within the high 10% nationally — for graduating physicians who apply in-state, apply main care and apply in underserved areas. It additionally ranks within the high 10% nationally for graduating Black and Native American physicians.