Samuel and May Rudin Awards Recognize Nursing Excellence at Memorial Sloan Kettering

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Six nursing staff members were honored at this year’s Samuel and May Rudin Awards ceremony held during National Nurses Week on Wednesday, May 8.

Five distinguished Memorial Sloan Kettering nurses and one unit assistant were recognized for exemplary service at this year’s Samuel and May Rudin Awards ceremony, held during National Nurses Week on Wednesday, May 8. An annual event, the Samuel and May Rudin Awards are sponsored by the Rudin Family Foundation and honor excellence in nursing practice, leadership, education, and patient care.

This year’s winners work in various areas of the hospital including Surgery, Urgent Care, Intensive Care, the Adult Blood & Marrow Stem Cell Transplantation Service, and the Male Sexual & Reproductive Medicine Program. The award winners were nominated by fellow nurses, administrators, physicians, and patients.

Congratulations to the following award recipients:


I'd love to give a huge hand for Patty, Suzanne and Pauline in Dr. Motzer's office for outstanding patient care as well! You make every visit south easier! Thank you!!!

Nurse Tracy for Dr. Gavrilovic is the best! She always makes me smile and helps me feel a little less worried! Thank you Tracy!!

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