Ryan Seacrest Foundation Opens Television and Radio Studio at Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Healing has greatly improved at Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park.

Young patients will soon have the opportunity to host their own radio and television shows, watch live musical performances, play games and even interview celebrity guests who visit the hospital.

It’s all part of the Ryan Seacrest Foundation’s Seacrest Studio, a state-of-the-art production space where pediatric patients will explore the creative realms of radio, television and new media. Opening in 2022, it will be encased in glass and located right in the middle of Northwell Health Hospital’s atrium.

“I am thrilled to announce our next location at the Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New York, which is close to my heart, in the city I now call home,” the television host and producer announced Wednesday on “LIVE with Kelly and Ryan.”

“We’ve been blessed to continue to grow and do the work we love, putting smiles on the faces of children and their families across the country, and I can’t wait to cut the ribbon on this one. in 2022,” Seacrest added. .

Click below to check out Seacrest’s announcement on “LIVE with Kelly and Ryan.”

Cohen Children’s Seacrest Studio will be the 12th in the country established by the Ryan Seacrest Foundation – and the first in New York.

The goal of the studio is to improve the healing process for children and their families during their stay in the hospital, as well as to boost the morale of the clinical and administrative staff at the medical center.

“A primary goal for us at Cohen Children’s Medical Center is to continually improve and improve the hospital experience, both for our patients and their families,” said Dr. Charles Schleien, senior vice president. pediatric services at Northwell Health. “The studio will be a great addition to our Child Life programs, all of which are designed to give our young patients the opportunity to play and relieve the stress of being in a hospital setting.”

The Ryan Seacrest Foundation has opened 11 additional Seacrest studios across the country – in Atlanta, Boston, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Dallas, Denver, Nashville, Orange County, Orlando, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C.

Top photo: via Twitter/@GiveToNorthwell

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