Sarasota Memorial celebrated Nurses’ Week May 6-12. A highlight of the weeklong celebration was the announcement May 11 of the hospital’s 2011 Nurses and Patient Care/Multi-Skilled Techs of Excellence. Chosen by their colleagues from thousands of health system staff, the 14 winners of the annual awards are role models for exceptional patient care. The award recipients, recognized by Chief Nursing Officer Jan Mauck (back left) include: Front row from left: Jennifer Rheingans, RN, Education, Professional Development and Research; Deborah Davies, RN, Medical/Wound Care/Renal/Diabetic; Susanne Palmer, RN, Post-Anesthesia Care; Marcia Martin, RN, Open Heart Step Down; Elizabeth Carr, RN, Total Cancer Care. Back row, left to right: Jan, Walter Krajewski, PCT, Cardiac Acute; Kimberly Morris, RN, ICU; Alice Hicks, RN, Medical-Surgical Oncology; Jennifer Vandenbosch, RN, Comprehensive Rehab; Tinka Bach, RN, Pediatrics; and William Burkholder, PCT, Comprehensive Rehab. Not pictured: Janet Delaney, RN, Anticoagulation Clinic; and PCTs Lucila Fernandez, Orthopedics, and Stephanie Roeder, Day Treatment.