A longtime resident of New Jersey, Steven Darien contributes to several nonprofit organizations and charitable causes in the region. Utilizing his vast knowledge of board relations and human resources, he currently participates on the Human Resource Board at the Somerset Medical Center in Somerville, New Jersey.
An affiliate of The Cancer Institute of New Jersey and the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey’s Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, Somerset Medical Center provides emergency and surgical care to residents in central New Jersey. Recognized as a leading medical facility in the area, the Somerset Medical Center holds national accreditation from the Joint Commission, licensure from the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services, and belongs to the American Hospital Association. The center offers a full array of patient-centered services, ranging from family medicine and diagnostic services to emergency care and surgical services.
Somerset Medical Center maintains more than 350 beds and a staff of 650 medical professionals in a wide variety of fields, including dentistry, cardiology, and oncology. The facility underwent a significant renovation in the mid 2000s, resulting in the creation of the Steeplechase Cancer Center, a $25 million addition to the Somerset Medical Center campus. This state-of-the-art facility features a new inpatient oncology center, an upgraded emergency department, and improved surgical suites.
As a leader in medical innovation, the facility also supports The Joint Surgery Institute and the Institute for Robotic Surgery. In addition, Somerset Medical Center recently invested $10 million in an effort to modernize its computer systems, earning the facility recognition by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine and Thomas Reuters.