The nursing team on UM Shore Medical Center at Easton’s 3 East Med-Surg and Ramesh Kollim MD, a hospitalist at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, have been recognized as Every Day Heroes by Regina Grogan, who was under their care during her hospital stay in late May.
Photo: Ramesh Kollim, MD and the 3 East Surgical Unit staff members recognized as Every Day Heroes: first row, Angela Greene, Tara Smith, Lindsay Anderson and Stacey Ruckart; second row, F. Graham Lee, Dr. Ramesh Kollim, Susan Walker, Ella McDowell, Doreen Taylor, Martha Clark, Leslie Bell; (third row) Gwen Slacum-Turner, Teara George, Dan Overmeir, Jill Andrew.
In the letter accompanying her gift to UM Memorial Hospital Foundation in their honor, Grogan complimented the nursing staff on being “responsive, helpful, efficient, kind and professional,” and note Dr. Kollim for“taking the time to listen” and making her feel as if she was his only patient.
The Everyday Hero program provides patients, visitors and staff members with the opportunity to recognize and thank any member or team at UM Shore Regional Health, who made a positive difference in a visit or stay, by making a financial contribution of any size to UM Memorial Hospital Foundation or UM Chester River Health Foundation. Funds received through the Everyday Hero program are used for equipment, capital improvements and staff education in the departments in which the employees or team work.
About UM Shore Regional Health: As part of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS), University of Maryland Shore Regional Health is the principal provider of comprehensive health care services for more than 170,000 residents of Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne’s and Talbot counties on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. UM Shore Regional Health’s team of more than 2,600 employees, medical staff, board members and volunteers work with various community partners to fulfill the organization’s mission of Creating Healthier Communities Together.