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Published On 06/25/2012

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Saad named chief of Pathology

Ali Saad, MD, recently joined Le Bonheur Children’s as chief of Pathology. Saad comes to Memphis from the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where he served as director for the Divisions of Neuropathy and Pediatric Pathology. He received his medical degree from Lebanese University and completed fellowship training in pathology and neuropathy at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital Boston.

Age policy for Urgent Care

Please be advised that Le Bonheur’s Urgent Care Centers, located at Hacks Cross and Humphreys Boulevard, can see patients up to their 18th birthday. Once the patient has turned 18, he or she must be seen at an adult center. If you have any questions regarding this age policy, please contact Jampana Raju, MD, at jraju@pes-em.com.

Save the Date: Le Bon Appetit is June 9

Le Bon Appetit, hosted by Chef Kelly English and Le Bonheur Club, will be Saturday, June 9, at 6 p.m. at Crosstown Concourse. Enjoy the finest delicacies prepared by more than 45 chefs from across the country, complemented by specially crafted cocktails from well-known mixologists, as well as a full bar and select wines. Tickets are on sale now at www.lebonheur.org. Proceeds benefit Le Bonheur.

FedExFamilyHouse raises final beam

FedExFamilyHouse hosted a Topping Out Ceremony on April 24 to celebrate the final beam for the house’s expansion. The new four-story addition will include 20 new suites and 31 new hotel-style rooms. Construction is expected to be complete this fall.

Heart Institute hosts International PDA Symposium

The International PDA Symposium, hosted be Le Bonheur’s Heart Institute, is attracting attendees from across the country. The multispecialty symposium will address the current management of patent ductus ateriosus in the newborn. Sign up to attend the event – scheduled for May 18-19 at The Westin Memphis Beale Street – at www.pdasymposium.org.