Congratulations to all 2017 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.

2017 NCCY Honorable Mentions – Individuals

  • Harris Baden, MD
  • Agnes Barden
  • Melissa Barrois
  • Charles Berds, PharmD, CDE
  • Tina Bourdette, MHA, RRT
  • Karen Budnick, LICSW
  • Adeline Camelio, BSW
  • Emily Chavez
  • Teresa Coco
  • Michael Cohen, MD
  • Sara Crouch, LCSW
  • Richard Deming, MD
  • Vanna Dest, MSN, APRN, BC, AOCN
  • Whitney DiGeronimo
  • Karen Elechko, MSN, RN
  • Maria Foy, PharmD
  • Kelly Frey, LPN
  • Almaz Hagos
  • Lavinia Halloran, MSN
  • Tina Heath
  • E. Angela Heller, LMSW
  • Dawn Kowalewski
  • Rebecca Landry, MSW, LCSW
  • Lois Lipman
  • Krishelle Marc-Aurele
  • Agata Marszalek Litauska, MD
  • Paula McNabb-Ippolito
  • Joy Miller, BS MSN RN CPNP-PC
  • Rachel Molander, MD
  • Wayne Neal, MAT, BSN, RN-BC
  • Howard Nguyen, Pharm.D.
  • Christine M. Oliveira, MSN, RN
  • Katherine Puckett, PhD
  • James Rawson
  • Jacqueline Roper
  • Barry Rose, MD
  • Ute Schmidt
  • Marie Singleton
  • Margaret Smith, BSN
  • Joan Smith-Johnson, BSN
  • Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA
  • Jean Sullivan, MSN, NP
  • Martha Sweet, MSN, RN
  • Maryam Bita Tabrizi
  • Melissa Talamantes
  • Blissa Tanaka, PharmD
  • Melissa Taylor
  • Melissa Tell
  • Elizabeth Terhune, MA, MS
  • Lori Trostle, MD
  • Kimberly Usher, PhD
  • Karen Lisseth Valdes Zamudio
  • Elizabeth Won, MD
  • Sandra Wright-Esber, MA, MSN, CNP
  • Asterisk (*) indicates posthumous recognition

 

 

2017 NCCY Honorable Mentions – Teams

  • Rees-Jones Center for Foster Care Excellence, Children’s Health and UT Southwestern Medical Center
  • Cleveland Clinic Scleroderma Team, Cleveland Clinic
  • 138B – Presidential Manor, Coatesville VA Medical Center
  • Garden of Grace Hospice, Coatesville VA Medical Center
  • Concord Hospital Pelvic Medicine Program, Concord Hospital
  • Fenway South End Internal Medicine, Fenway Health
  • Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network Spinal Cord Team, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network
  • Iora Primary Care – Hyde Park, Iora Primary Care
  • Dr. Gary Hartman and the entire team caring for conjoined twins, Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford
  • Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, Massachusetts General Hospital for Children
  • Norton Children’s Broadway, Norton Children’s Medical Associates-Broadway
  • Cancer Support Community – Massachusetts South Shore, NVNA – Cancer Support Community
  • Caring for the Caregiver Committee, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center
  • The Day Center, Orleans Council on Aging
  • Team Precious, Ralph H. Johnson VA Medical Center
  • Charleston VA Emergency Department, Ralph Johnson VA Medical Center
  • Community Healthcare Workers, Saint Rock Haiti Foundation
  • Guardians of Heros, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System
  • Med/Surg Team Awesome, Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Stephenville
  • Women’s Health Center & Pediatric Clinic Team, Texas Health Presbyterian Dallas
  • Duke Hyperbarics, The Center of Hyperbaric Medicine at Duke University Hospital
  • B5 Care Team, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Methodist Division
  • Universtiy of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center Palliative Care Team, University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center
  • The University of Missouri ALS Association Clinic Team, University of Missouri Healthcare
  • Women’s Integrated Treatment & Recovery Program, VA Boston Healthcare System, Brockton Campus
  • PACT Star Team, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System
  • Coatesville VAMC Home Based Primary Care Program, Veteran’s Administration
  • National Capitol Polytrauma Team, Veteran’s Health Administration
  • Yale New Haven Hospital MICU Team, Yale Section of Infectious Diseases and Yale AIDS Program, Yale New Haven Hospital