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Community Advisory Board

The NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue Community Advisory Board (CAB) is a vital link between the hospital and the communities served by it.

What is the CAB’s mission?

To forge an essential partnership with patients, hospital staff, and community organizations. These partnerships will enable NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue to provide the best health care available for the physical, mental, and social well-being of the people it serves. The CAB holds monthly meetings that are open to the public.

Community Advisory Board Chairperson: Michael Smook, 212-562-6185

Who are the CAB members?

The 27 voting members of the CAB represent the following categories:

  • Consumers (majority of members)
  • Community representatives
  • Community planning boards
  • Non-managerial employee

How are CAB members selected?

Members are selected by NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue’s Chief Executive Officer, the Manhattan Borough President, and the Manhattan Community Planning Boards #1, 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6.

How do I learn more about the CAB?

Call the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue Department of Community Affairs at 212-562-6185, or write to CommunityAdvisoryBoard@nychhc.org to learn more. Click here to see the NYC Health + Hospitals/Bellevue Community Advisory Board Meeting Calendar.