Jonas Center for Nursing Excellence – Psychiatric Hospitalist Program (Video)

The Barbara Jonas Psychiatric Hospitalist was established at New York – Presbyterian Hospital to provide mental health care for inpatients admitted for medical and surgical conditions. The position is named for Barbara Jonas, a longtime mental health advocate, former practicing psychotherapist and supporter of arts and education. Mrs. Jonas, with her husband Donald, gave $500,000 to honor Hospital President and CEO Dr. Herbert Pardes’ longtime commitment to addressing mental health and behavioral issues in medicine.