MedStar Health, Baltimore Region, Names 2015 Nurses of the Year

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan, MedStar Harbor and MedStar Union Memorial Hospitals Honor Nurses during Annual Nurses Week Celebration

May 12, 2015

RECENT-Emerson_Mary-Resized-for-News-Release.5-15-15Baltimore—(May 12, 2015)—MedStar Health’s four Baltimore hospitals named their 2015 Nurses of the Year, honoring top nurses and recognizing the knowledge, skill and compassion of the entire nursing team, who deliver quality and innovative patient care every day.

MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center, MedStar Good Samaritan, MedStar Harbor and MedStar Union Memorial Hospitals paid tribute to nurses during the annual National Nurses Week celebrations held May 6 to 12. Nursing’s top honor was given to those who truly commit to redefining nursing practice and raising the bar on patient care.

MedStar Health thanks the 2015 Nurses of the Year, and all of its nurses, for the high level of service and dedication they provide day in and day out to make a difference in the lives of its patients, their families and the communities it serves.


Congratulations to the following 2015 Nurse of the Year recipients:

 Melissa Miller, RN, Medicine Services, MedStar Franklin Square

Mary Emerson, RN, IV Therapy, MedStar Good Samaritan

Anissa Andrzejewski, RN, Women and Infants' Center, MedStar Harbor 

Connie Lance-Melton, RN, Medical Surgical, MedStar Union Memorial

MedStar Health nursing is more than 8,000 nurses strong, across a healthcare system that includes Magnet® hospitals, an academic medical center, a large teaching hospital, community hospitals, ambulatory and home care settings, research institutes, and more. Its nurses are shaping, molding, defining and redefining clinical practice in the largest healthcare system serving Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region.

To learn more about nursing at MedStar Health, click here.

About MedStar Health

MedStar Health is a not-for-profit health system dedicated to caring for people in Maryland and the Washington, D.C., region, while advancing the practice of medicine through education, innovation and research. MedStar’s 30,000 associates, 6,000 affiliated physicians, 10 hospitals, ambulatory care and urgent care centers, and the MedStar Health Research Institute are recognized regionally and nationally for excellence in medical care. As the medical education and clinical partner of Georgetown University, MedStar trains more than 1,100 medical residents annually. MedStar Health’s patient-first philosophy combines care, compassion and clinical excellence with an emphasis on customer service. For more information, visit

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