Dawnell Keeler Honored With DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

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Dawnell Keeler, RN, on 7E, a spine and surgical unit at Christiana Hospital, has received the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses. Interested in a nursing career at ChristianaCare? Click here for more information. ChristianaCare DAISY Award recipients are nurses recognized for meeting and exceeding the needs and expectations of patients and families by displaying exceptional […] The post Dawnell Keeler …

Jenny Holle Honored With ROSE Award

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Patient care technician Jenny Holle, of the Wilmington campus, has received the ChristianaCare ROSE Award. ROSE stands for Raising Our Standard of Excellence, recognizing outstanding partners in nursing who help deliver compassionate, excellent care to patients and families. Interested in a career at ChristianaCare? Click here for opportunities.  Holle, who works on unit 3 North […] The post Jenny Holle …

ChristianaCare Earns Highest National Recognition for Support of Life-Saving Organ and Tissue Donation

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ChristianaCare has earned the highest level of national recognition from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for its outstanding support of organ and tissue donation. Click here to register as an organ and tissue donor.  HRSA grants the Platinum Award, its top honor, to health systems that promote donation in their workplace and […] The post ChristianaCare Earns …

Under the ‘Hunny Tree’: Baby Shower Celebrates Cecil County Families

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ChristianaCare’s Union Hospital transformed into the Hundred Acre Wood for a community baby shower on December 14. New and expectant moms were treated to Winnie the Pooh-themed desserts and decorations, as well as refreshments from local vendors. They also received diapers, baby necessities, books and resources to connect them to local community organizations. ChristianaCare nurses […] The post Under the …

Ashley Dorsey Named Community Health Worker Champion of 2023

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On a typical weekday, Ashley Dorsey meets patients at their medical appointments or out in the community, whether in their homes, at the local community center, or at the park. She connects mothers with resources that provide free diapers, wipes, formula, clothes, car seats, and other essentials. She assists patients in navigating health and social […] The post Ashley Dorsey …

Invisible Wounds: Violence Wreaks ‘Havoc’ on Health

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Statistics present a sobering tally of the devastation caused by gun violence around the country and close to home. More than half of U.S. adults have experienced a gun-related incident, according to the Kaiser Family Foundation. Gun deaths are the leading cause of death for people between the ages of 1 and 20, according to […] The post Invisible Wounds: …

Caregivers Strike Up Friendships – With Fun to Spare

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Tom Gay didn’t know anyone in the ChristianaCare bowling league when he joined in 2008, soon after taking a job a medical assistant and data specialist with the Kidney Transplant Program. At the time, he didn’t really know how to bowl – but throwing strikes wasn’t exactly his goal. “It was really about meeting everybody,” […] The post Caregivers Strike …

Harrington Minority Physician Awards Honor Work to Advance Health Equity

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Five ChristianaCare physicians were recently honored by the Harrington Trust for their demonstrated commitment to caring for underserved and disadvantaged communities. The inaugural Harrington Minority Physician Award recognizes ChristianaCare physicians from backgrounds that are historically underrepresented in medicine and who have dedicated their careers to advancing health equity through their clinical work, mentorship and academic […] The post Harrington Minority …

Mary Lou’s Story: When Lightning Strikes Twice

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They say lightning doesn’t strike in the same place twice, but if you ask Mary Lou Edgar, she might disagree. When her adult daughter was diagnosed with breast cancer, Edgar would have changed places with her in a heartbeat, but she never really thought that breast cancer would happen to her too. Click here to […] The post Mary Lou’s …

Dr. Janice Nevin Recognized as One of the 100 ‘Most Influential People in Healthcare’

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ChristianaCare President and CEO Janice E. Nevin, M.D., MPH, has been named to the health care industry’s premier list of impactful leaders. Modern Healthcare recently announced Nevin as one of the 100 “Most Influential People in Healthcare” for 2023. The prestigious list honors individuals who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of […] The post Dr. Janice …