New York, NY—June 9, 2015
WHO: Chase Headley, New York Yankees
WHAT: New York Yankees’ third baseman Chase Headley will visit with pediatric patients in the Lerner Children’s Pavilion at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), taking pictures and signing autographs. He will be participating in an “Instagram Takeover”, providing updates of his visit on @hspecialsurgery with hashtag #ChaseHSS.
Headley will also be hosting three HSS pediatrics patients at the Yankees game Tuesday night as part of his “Headley’s Heroes” program.
WHEN: Tuesday, June 9, 2015; 11 AM – 12 PM
WHERE: Hospital for Special Surgery, 535 East 70th Street, New York, NY 10021
**Media will have the opportunity to meet with and photograph attendees during this event**
About Hospital for Special Surgery
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) is the world’s leading academic medical center focused on musculoskeletal health. HSS is nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics and No. 3 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2017-2018), and is the first hospital in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. HSS has one of the lowest infection rates in the country. HSS is an affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College and as such all Hospital for Special Surgery medical staff are faculty of Weill Cornell. The hospital's research division is internationally recognized as a leader in the investigation of musculoskeletal and autoimmune diseases. HSS has locations in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.