Annual Meeting of the Boards

More than 300 guests convened at the Four Seasons Hotel Boston on October 19, 2017 for Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center's Annual Meeting of the Boards. Through remarks by Chair of the Board of Overseers Danielle Remis Hackel, outgoing Chair of the Board of Directors Daniel Jick, Chair of the Board of Directors Carol F. Anderson, and Chief Executive Officer Kevin Tabb, M.D., attendees learned of the medical center's past accomplishments, its present successes , and its goals for the future. After concluding the business portion of the evening, attendees took part in a special celebration to honor Jick for his many years of service to BIDMC. Department of Medicine Chair Mark Zeidel, M.D., Chief Financial Officer Steve Fischer, and Roberta and Stephen R. Weiner Department of Surgery Chair Elliot Chaikof, M.D., Ph.D., spoke about advances that took place in their respective specialties during Jick's four-year tenure as chair. The audience also heard from Director Emeritus Stephen Kay, who recognized Jick for his accomplishments. Dr. Tabb then announced the establishment of the Daniel J. Jick Excellence in Leadership Award. This award will be presented annually to an outstanding BIDMC board member or community leader. Recipients of this honor will be recognized for their demonstrated selflessness, dedication, energy, and enthusiasm and will be considered paragons of BIDMC's values and visions. Photography by Theresa Johnson Herlihy.

Annual Meeting of Board Photo Gallery