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Talking Cities is the place where we investigate cutting-edge innovations for cities in America and beyond, featuring people working to create vibrant, healthier, more sustainable communities. Hosted by Matt Enstice, president & CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, a not-for-profit furthering economic growth, igniting urban revitalization, and building a strong, thriving community.

Sep 12, 2023

On this week episodes the BNMC Director of Inclusion & Community Initiatives, Kyria Stephens sits with Dr. Stephen J. Turkovich, President and Chief Medical Officer, Oishei Children's Hospital and Maternal & Child Health.

Stephen J. Turkovich, MD, was named president of Oishei Children’s Hospital in November 2022. He maintains his title as chief medical officer of Oishei Children's Hospital and Maternal & Child Health, a role he has held since September 2021. As president, Dr. Turkovich leads one of only 43 freestanding hospitals in the United States and the only freestanding children's hospital in New York State.

He is responsible for managing daily hospital operations, including clinical, ancillary and support services, community physician relations and so much more! Join the conversation as Kyria and Dr. Turkovich discuss his journey to be a Doctor, his why and the importance of humanity in the medical field. 


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