Centegra Health System recognizes how important our physician partners are in providing quality patient care to the McHenry County community. To acknowledge and honor our esteemed physicians’ outstanding service, various recognition events are planned throughout the year.
We extend celebration of National Doctors’ Day (March 30) to a week-long observance filled with unique activities and events, including:
- Gourmet breakfasts and lunches
- On-site car washes
- Chair massages
- Family Fitness night at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center
Physician Appreciation Event
Annually, the medical/dental staff is invited for a special evening of excellence where select physicians are honored with awards and recognitions.
- Years of Service
- Physician Excellence
- Physician Excellence in Teamwork Award (chosen by Centegra Associates)
- Hospital-Based Physician Award (chosen by physician colleagues)
- Specialist Physician Award (chosen by physician colleagues)
- Primary Care Award (chosen by physician colleagues)
- New Physicians on Staff
- Golden Apple Award recognizing physicians for their dedication and support of medical education training
- Family Health Partnership Mauryne Christiansen Volunteer Award
2012 Award Recipients
Physician Excellence in Patient Perception Outcomes:
- John Daniels, MD
- Richard Lind, MD
- Amir Heydari, MD
- George Stankevych, MD
2012 Physician Excellence in Teamwork Award: James Poole, MD
Centegra Health System recognizes how important our nursing partners are in providing quality patient care to the McHenry County community. To acknowledge and honor the outstanding service of our nurses, recognition events are planned annually during Nurse’s Week.
Nurse’s Week Celebration
During Nurse’s Week, healthy snacks are delivered daily to each nurse in celebration of his or her amazing efforts year-round. Also included are tea, breakfast, a CPR Challenge, massages, makeovers and more!
Each nurse is also presented with a Nursing Exemplar Book, called, “The Heart of Nursing, A Nurse’s Journey,” written entirely by Centegra Health System nurses.
Chief Nursing Officers wrote as a prelude to the book:
“Nursing is an honorable and noble profession. Nurses have the ability to influence in ways they may never fully realize. These stories written by nurses of Centegra Health System are a celebration and affirmation of why we chose this noble profession. It is our hope that as you read these stories, you are reconnected to the reason you became a nurse. We hope these stories bring you closer to your purpose, fill you with joy, strength, and courage to continue your compassionate caring.”