A hero is found in Short Stay

Marty is a true hero. Marty has worked on the Short Stay Unit for about 10 years as a Customer Service Representative and has continued to put a smile on the children’s faces the whole time. When a child comes out of surgery and gets settled in the Phase ll[…]

  1. Lynn Dorsey: Great Job, as always! Thanks Marty.

  2. Terry Pearson: The kids are delighted when he comes and brings a "friend". Marty is quite a guy!

  3. Tracie Ackermann: Marty, you are one of the kindest and caring people I have met. You not only take care of the…

  4. Lisa Allen, RN: Marty, this is an absolutely wonderful thing you are doing!!! I commend you for what you do! Such kindness is…

  5. Jennifer Christ: Marty is simply amazing! We love what he does for AAMC patients and families. He is always available when needed…

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Jacqueline Shanahan, RN is AAMC’s newest DAISY nurse!

Congratulations to Jackie Shanahan, the nurse navigator for the survivorship program who was awarded the DAISY award on January 8, 2019. Here is an excerpt from her nomination: “Jackie is an oncology nurse to the core. She spends every day all day and a great deal of her evenings and[…]

  1. Nia Wright: Congrats, Jackie. Well deserved. So very proud of you!!

  2. Joanne: Yay Jackie! Well deserved - Congratulations!!

  3. Tina Andersen: Congrats Jackie! Everyone could use a navigator like you in their life!!! Well deserved award :)

Happy Nurse Practitioner Week!

November 11-17 is National Nurse Practitioner Week! Did you know… – There are 248,000 NPs licensed in the U.S. – Maryland was the 21st state to have been granted full practice authority in 2015. – 22 states and the District of Columbia have granted full practice authority to NPs. –[…]

  1. Diana Gomez Barden: Thank you! It is a privilege to be part of the great team @ AAMC!


Nursing Excellence Award nominations and Foundation Nursing Scholarship applications for 2019 are now available.   Do you know a wonderful nurse, technician, patient care secretary, or customer service representative? Nominate a colleague online or submit a paper nomination to Gena Kosmindes at or 481-1541. Nominations are due by February 15, 2019.  2019 Foundation[…]

Antoinette Wallace, LPN, is AAMC’s newest DAISY nurse!

Congratulations to Antoinette Wallace, LPN, AAMC’s most recent DAISY Award recipient. As per AAMC tradition, Antoinette was surprised by a crowd of Neuro Care colleagues and friends who secretly assembled on the afternoon of October 31st to pull off this big surprise. Barbara Jacobs, AAMC’s Chief Nursing Officer, extended her[…]

  1. Lynn: Congrats Antoinette! Even if we haven't worked together in a long time, I know what a wonderful nurse you are…

AAMC nurses serve the community

Several of our AAMC nurses proudly volunteered at the Anne Arundel County annual Homeless Resource Day this past Saturday, 10/27. This is a one day-one stop opportunity for individuals & families experiencing homelessness to access a number of services including medical care. Our AAMC nurses triaged over 150 individuals and[…]

Mission Trips Power Hour

The Clinical Education and Professional Development recently hosted a missions trip power hour were participants learned what it takes to serve on a mission trip. Presenters Monica Mewshaw and Denise Matteson shared their experiences and discussed the various local organizations that travel across the globe to serve those in need.[…]

Retirement Celebration for Denise Matteson, ESP Educator

After 21 years with Anne Arundel Medical Center, Denise Matteson, the Nurse Educator for the Edwards Surgical Pavilion celebrated her retirement on October 12, 2018. Denise has spent her many years with AAMC serving the community, including mission trips to Haiti to provide care to those in need. Denise will[…]

  1. Jo Ann Shelley: Best of luck in retirement and being a grandmother. Thanks for all your help throughout the years. We will miss…

  2. Mary McLean: Denise, Great working with you over the years. Enjoy that little grandchild. Enjoy your retirement!! Mary

  3. Laurie Thompson: Denise, sorry I missed your party!! Best wishes for your retirement. I'll miss you at meetings and when you come…

  4. Geri: Fair winds, friend!

  5. Mary Gwyn: Congrats on retirement. Enjoy your next adventure. mg

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