Success Magazine—March 8, 2011
The new executive was about to see his nationally acclaimed team in action.
“I remember I was meeting with someone, and we were interrupted with the news that a helicopter may have hit our building. I said to myself, ‘You’ve got to be kidding me. Am I dreaming?’ ” Shapiro recalls. “What the experience told me, however, was that no matter what, you always need to remain calm. You have to stop for a moment and develop a plan, show leadership. Fortunately, that is what happened. The way we responded made me proud of the people who are here.”
That pride in the people of Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has continued to drive Shapiro in the way he leads the oldest orthopedic hospital in the United States to be the best at helping people get “back to doing what they love to do,” he says.
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