Jamaica Hospital Medical Center received the American Hospital Association Community Service Award for its Breastfeeding Volunteer Counselor Program. The award was presented at the 51st Annual AHVRP Conference held in Dallas, Texas in September 2019.

From left to right Volunteer Nicole Birch, Paula Utilla creator of the program and Lactation Consultant and Arlette Cunningham Assistant Director of Volunteers.


Jamaica Hospital Medical Center awardees with the AHVRP Volunteer Advisory Council