The Grand Gala hosted by Baptist Health Foundation

Benefits Baptist Health's Non-Profit Entities

Grand Gala Chairs Brian E. Keeley, President and CEO of Baptist Health South Florida, and Suzanne Keeley, Ph.D.

Saturday, March 16, 2019 at 6 p.m.
The Grand Ballroom
Miami Beach Convention Center
1901 Convention Center Drive
Miami Beach

Miami is known as “the magic city” for a reason. And the magical glitz, glamour and style forever associated with Miami will be in full effect at The Grand Gala. Guests in Baptist Health’s entire service area from the Florida Keys to Palm Beach will come together to celebrate and support the hospitals, Centers of Excellence and programs throughout Baptist Health. So get your Miami glam on and get ready to enjoy the party of the year, all to benefit the cause at Baptist Health that means the most to you.

The Grand Gala will honor and celebrate the strides Baptist Health has made in the healthcare industry, and those who have supported its vision through their philanthropic investment. The Grand Gala is chaired by Brian E. Keeley, President and CEO of Baptist Health, and Dr. Suzanne Keeley, with Susan Kahn serving as an honorary chair. See below for a list of specific areas The Grand Gala will benefit.

Centers of Excellence:
Miami Cancer Institute – Advancing cancer care through research.
Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute – Supporting the vision for discovery and innovation.
Miami Orthopedics & Sports Medicine Institute – Benefiting groundbreaking research initiatives and outcomes.

Baptist Hospital – Supporting the modernization of the facility’s main entrance and lobby, NICU and surgical suites.
Bethesda Hospital – Extending access to superior care.
Doctors Hospital – Benefiting groundbreaking research initiatives and outcomes.
Fishermen’s Community Hospital – Benefiting a new Fishermen’s Community Hospital.
Homestead Hospital – Supporting essential equipment for one of the busiest Emergency Departments in South Florida.
Mariners Hospital – Expanding our emergency services to better care for our community.
South Miami Hospital – Creating a new, expanded home for the Center for Spine Care.
West Kendall Baptist Hospital – Supporting academic programs for resident physicians, nursing and allied health students across Baptist Health.
Unrestricted gift to Baptist Health South Florida to be used where the need is greatest.

Baptist Health Medical Group – Benefiting the Medical Staff Well-Being Fund.
Baptist Outpatient Services – Supporting the implementation of telehealth solutions and the addition of a behavioral health navigator.

For additional information, please visit, call 786-467-5400 or email

About Baptist Health Foundation

The mission of Baptist Health Foundation is to inspire philanthropy and build extraordinary donor relationships in support of excellence, innovation, community wellness and global leadership in healthcare at Baptist Health South Florida. Through philanthropy, the Foundation supports and expands Baptist Healths ability to provide outstanding patient care and bring the latest treatments to patients and families affected by a serious illness. Donor contributions also allow the Foundation to assist Baptist Health facilities in keeping pace with technology and equipment advances, perform cutting-edge research and offer continuing education opportunities to medical staff.

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