Eric Morse Joins Advisory Board for BID-Needham


New Advisors of Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham Board of Trustees

NEEDHAM, MA--- At the recent Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital-Needham Annual Meeting of the Boards of Trustees and Advisors, the hospital announced that Denise DeAmore and Leslie Medalie have joined the Board of Trustees. Nine additional individuals have joined the Board of Advisors, including Dover resident Eric Morse.

“I am excited to welcome this new class of advisors to lend their expertise and support,” said Seana Gaherin, chair of the Board of Advisors. “We have a very talented group of individuals who provide a wide-range of talent and advocacy for the hospital. Our advisors do a tremendous job of connecting the hospital to the community and responding to the growing needs of the community.”

Morse is an executive vice president at Needham Bank, where his responsibilities include retail distribution, private banking, marketing, community affairs/donations, and the bank’s Advisory Council.

Prior to joining Needham Bank, Morse was Managing Partner of Caber Partners and served as senior vice president at the Boston Company, global chief marketing officer for CIBC World Markets, corporate head of marketing for Fleet Financial Group (Bank of America), and as an equity partner at Arnold Worldwide.

Morse is the past president and current treasurer of the A. C. Ratshesky Foundation, former vice chairman of the Board of Trustees for Hebron Academy (Maine), and former governor of Wellesley Country Club.

Morse earned his undergraduate degree at Skidmore College.

About Beth Israel Deaconess Hospital−Needham

Beth Israel Deaconess HospitalNeedham (BIDNeedham) is a licensed 58-bed acute care community hospital affiliated with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) in Boston. The direct affiliation with BIDMC, since 2000, has facilitated the clinical integration of staff and resources in emergency medicine, hospital medicine (hospitalists), cardiology, radiology, orthopaedics, general surgery, pathology, and oncology. BIDMC and BIDNeedham opened the Beth Israel Deaconess Cancer Center and Surgical Pavilion at BID–Needham, providing more accessible, patient-centered cancer care and advanced surgical services to the community.

BIDNeedham has served residents in Needham, Newton, Dedham, Dover, Medfield, Sherborn, Wellesley, Westwood and other surrounding communities for more than 100 years. The hospital has been recognized by several organizations for quality and safety, including an “A” grade Hospital Safety Score from The Leapfrog Group and a first-place Accountable Care Compass Award from the Massachusetts Health & Hospital Association (MHA). For more information, please visit