Congratulations to all 2016 National Compassionate Caregiver of the Year (NCCY) Award nominees! Thank you for your commitment to helping and healing others through extraordinary acts of compassion. We’d also like to thank all nominators, who took time to recognize your caregiver or team for demonstrating what it means to lead with compassion.

2016 NCCY Honorable Mentions – Individuals

  • Anne Althausen Plante, MD
  • Rebecca Andrews, RN
  • Robert Bach, MD, FACS, MDiv
  • Heather Baker, RN
  • Melissa Brown, LCSW
  • Carol Brown
  • Jessica Bullington, BSN, RN, CHPN
  • Elizabeth Canoni, PT, MS, DPT
  • Cassandra Chambless, RN
  • Ying Chin, CLSP (NCA)
  • Dominic Chow, MD, PhD, MPH
  • Pamela Cook, MSN, WHNP-BC
  • Tanya Corbitt, RN
  • William W. Curtis, Jr., MD
  • Elisabeth Dellon, MD, MPH
  • Nicole DePace, MS, APRN, ACHPN
  • Mary DeSeignora, RN
  • Teresa Eberhart
  • Pat Ebervein, MEd
  • Joel Edwards, MD
  • Barbara Emery
  • Kristin Fless, MD, FCCP
  • Lynn Floyd, BSN, RN, CRRN
  • Mary Foster, RN
  • Peggy Francis, DNP, RN, MSN, CS, CUNP, FNP-BC
  • Arlan Fuller, MD
  • Janet Gallant-Wood, NP
  • Laura Gandrud, MD
  • Raghav Govindarajan, MD
  • John Halstrom, RN, MBA
  • Robert Hamilton, MDiv
  • Janet Handy, MS, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE
  • Leland Heller, MD
  • E. Angela Heller, LMSW
  • Anne-Marie Hennessy, BSN, RN, PCCN
  • Hester Hill Schnipper, LICSW, OSW-C
  • Catherine Hulme-Freudenberger, RN, BSN, MS, OCN
  • Anna Jessup, MSN, APRN, FNP-C
  • Angela Kalisiak, MD
  • Nancy Kelleher, RN, MSN
  • Jason Konner, MD
  • Steven Koop, MD
  • Paul Kornberg, MD
  • Laura Lagerstrom, BSN, RN
  • Cara Leuchtenberger, RN, BSN, CHPN
  • Todd Levin, DO
  • Mark Lomeo, MD
  • Kristine Longo, RN, CRRN
  • Ximena Lopez, MD
  • Maggie Loyet, RN
  • Kevin MacDonald, MD
  • Robert Marlin, MD, PhD, MPH
  • Gabriela Maron , MD
  • Frances McCarthy, MS, RN
  • Margot McComas, RN, CCRN
  • Rosemarie McGowan, LPN
  • Aron Mednick, MD
  • Edith Meyerson, DMin, BCC
  • Kimberly Murman, MDiv, MBA, BCC
  • Kathleen Murphy, CRNP
  • Lauren Mutrie, MD, MSc
  • Barbara Nice, RN, BSN, ACM
  • Lynne O’Donnell, MSN
  • Kitty O’Hare, MD
  • Daniel Pomerantz, MD, MPH
  • Uanalee Powell
  • Celina Puchlerz-Harris
  • Jacquelyn Quin, MD
  • Michael Rich, MD, MPH
  • Jeanne Russell
  • Caroline Sande
  • Karen Schick, MD*
  • Barbara Schmock, BSN, MSN, AHN-BC
  • Holly Sennett, APRN, NP
  • Jane Serwa, RN
  • Nitin Shah, MD
  • Sarah Sjostrom
  • Sue Steen, RN, MS
  • Sara Stephens, RN
  • Elizabeth Stewart, MD
  • Lisa Tank, MD, FACP, CMD
  • Debbie Timberlake, BSN
  • Elizabeth Wallis, MD
  • Eric Warren, MD
  • Carl Wenzel, DO
  • Amanda Wickett-Curtis, Psy.D, HSPP
  • Sam Windham, MD
  • Lawrence Wolfe, MD
  • Joyi Yeung
  • Sara Yuhnke, RN
  • Asterisk (*) indicates posthumous recognition

 

 

2016 NCCY Honorable Mentions – Teams

  • 2WW Wonder Workers, Abington-Jefferson Health
  • Perinatal Loss Committee, Abington-Jefferson Health
  • Institute for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Abington-Jefferson Health
  • Advanced Psychological Associates & Wellness Center, Advanced Psychological Associates & Wellness Center
  • Medically Integrated Crisis Community Support Team (MICCS), Advocate Illinois Masonic Hospital
  • Aspen House Care Partners, Aspen House Assisted Living
  • Pediatric Diabetes Program, Banner Cardon Children’s Medical Center
  • Psychiatric Immediate Care Clinic (PICC), CHI Health
  • Center for Excellence in Healthcare Communication, Cleveland Clinic
  • Bedford Hepatitis C Clinic, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital
  • Felix’s Care Team, Gillette Children’s Specialty Healthcare
  • GBMC NICU Team, Greater Baltimore Medical Center
  • Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (NSICU), Lehigh Valley Health Network
  • Palliative Care, Maimonides Medical Center
  • MGH Breast Cancer Team, Massachusetts General Hospital
  • ReynoldsSmithDickerson, MD Anderson
  • Team MICU, Medical University of South Carolina
  • Outpatient GI Medical Oncology, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
  • TeamSTEPPS Master Trainers of MetroHealth, MetroHealth Medical Center
  • Comprehensive Cancer Support Program Patient and Family Resource Center, North Carolina Cancer Hospital, UNC Hospitals, Chapel Hill
  • GAP Consult Team, Northwell Health
  • Cotswold Medical Clinic, Novant Health
  • Center of Excellence in Palliative Care, Penn State Health
  • Rock Cove Lead Team, Rock Cove Assisted Living
  • Complex Care Management, San Francisco Health Network
  • 3N – Oncology, St. Joseph’s Hospital
  • BayCare, St. Joseph’s Women’s Hospital
  • Retinoblastoma Team, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
  • Inpatient Clinical Team, Virginia Treatment Center for Children
  • EP 4-7, Yale-New Haven Hospital