Birthing Center Nurse Honored as “Everyday Hero”

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Shown with Emily Wissman (third from right) are Graham Lee, vice president, Philanthropy; Luanne Satchell, manager, Women and Children’s Health, and Jessica Alvarez, director, Acute Care, UM Shore Medical Centers at Dorchester and Easton.

Emily Wissman, Birthing Center nurse at UM Shore Medical Center at Easton, was recently as an “Everyday Hero” by the family member of a patient in the Birthing Center at UM SMC at Easton who made a contribution to UM Memorial Hospital Foundation in Wissman’s honor.

The Everyday Hero program provides patient, 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 the Memorial Hospital Foundation or the UM Chester River Health Foundation.  Funds received through the Everyday Hero program are used for equipment, capital improvements and staff education for the departments in which the employees or team work.