Englewood Hospital and Medical Center Oncologist Dr. Frank Forte Recognized for Role in Keeping Jazz, Blues Alive

(Photo courtesy of CIANJ) Dr. Francis “Frank” Forte, an oncologist at Englewood Hospital and Medical Center, recently received Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ)’s Champion of Good Works Award at its Fourth Annual Chairman’s Reception for his many years of partnering with the Jazz Foundation of America to help musicians receive free lifesaving and preventive health care. A letter from Quincy Jones, honorary founder, and Richard Parsons, chairman, both of the Jazz Foundation, was read at the ceremony: “We want to thank you, Frank, for your tireless efforts and your enormous heart … you have literally kept jazz and blues alive, and this world is a better place because of how you choose to live.” Pictured, from left, CIANJ President Anthony Russo and Dr. Forte.