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ECMC Foundation Announces New Board Chair & Additional Board Appointments

Ronald A. Raccuia named Chair of ECMC Foundation Board

BUFFALO, NEW YORK – ECMC Foundation today announced that Ronald A. Raccuia has been named Chair of the not-for-profit’s Board of Directors. President of ADPRO Sports and Executive Vice President of Licensing & Branding with Pegula Sports & Entertainment, Raccuia has been member of the ECMC Foundation Board since 2014.

In addition, Douglas Baker (President, Mercy Flight, Inc.), Judy Jack Lewis (Licensed Associate Broker, Hunt Real Estate) and Michael R. Militello (President, MRM of Buffalo, Inc.) have also been appointed to ECMC Foundation’s Board of Directors.

ECMC Foundation’s Board of Directors, comprised of leaders in business, education, healthcare, and many other industries, works to patients from throughout Western New York.

ABOUT ECMC FOUNDATION: From lifesaving surgery for trauma patients to the extra support that makes a difficult time easier for visiting families, ECMC offers true care at every level. ECMC Foundation, a not-for-profit corporation, enhances what ECMC offers to our patients and community, secures the resources that make all the difference, and takes on initiatives to financially support the lifesaving work of ECMC. As our community hospital, ECMC serves a range of patients and families across Western New York. Through generous community support and building connections throughout our region, the Foundation strives to make more lifesaving care possible for our patients, their families, and our community.

ABOUT ERIE COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (ECMC) CORPORATION: The ECMC Corporation was established as a New York State Public Benefit Corporation and since 2004 has included an advanced academic medical center with 573 inpatient beds, on- and off-campus health centers, more than 30 outpatient specialty care services and Terrace View, a 390-bed long-term care facility. ECMC is Western New York’s only Level 1 Adult Trauma Center, as well as a regional center for burn care, behavioral health services, transplantation, medical oncology and head & neck cancer care, rehabilitation and a major teaching facility for the University at Buffalo. Most ECMC physicians, dentists and pharmacists are dedicated faculty members of the university and/or members of a private practice plan. More Western New York residents are choosing ECMC for exceptional patient care and patient experiences – the difference between healthcare and true care.

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