Help provide Thanksgiving Baskets to needy families in our community

Help others in need this holiday season by donating a basket of food for community families. This year, we hope to provide more than 100 Thanksgiving baskets for our community families in need. Bring your basket to the Rotary Room (first floor of the Clatanoff Pavilion next to the Garden[…]

  1. Brandy Brown: Just dropped off my contribution. Feels good to make Thanksgiving dinner a reality for a family in need.

Maria Reinitz, RN, selected for The Washingtonian Excellence in Nursing Award!

Congratulations to Maria Reinitz, RN, of the Edwards Surgical Pavilion PACU, who was selected as for The Washingtonian Excellence in Nursing Award! Nominated by Denise Matteson, RN, Maria was recognized as one of the best nurses in the region for her calm, caring demeanor with both patients and fellow co-workers.[…]

  1. Brandy Brown: Congratulations Maria!!! So happy to see Nurses celebrating Nurses!!

  2. Bridget Stone: Congratulations! What a wonderful honor!

  3. Marita Kellers: Congratulations Maria! You are a gem and we are so lucky to have you on our team at AAMC!

SCU, Hackerman-Patz get “five stars out of four” from this thankful daughter

A patient’s daughter — a nurse from out of state — writes in to say thank you to the Special Care Unit (SCU), the Hackerman-Patz House, and everyone else who gave her mother such wonderful care… Simply stated, thank you! My mom recently spent eight days in SCU. While she[…]

  1. Christine Frost: Dear SCU Staff, Thanks for the hard work, comapssion and caring. I spoke to this family member at length and…

MAGNET MONDAY: We rock, we know it, here’s the proof.

How does AAMC recognize and make visible the contributions of nurses? Let’s count the ways… the Nurse Excellence Awards, Daisy Awards, Medical Staff recognition, HOT cards, unit newsletters, outstanding performance pins, MVP awards, and more! Read all about it in SE14 of our 2014 Magnet Document. This is one of[…]

  1. Brandy Brown: Nurses Rock! Cel - a - brate good times, Come on! Let's Celebrate!!(You know the tune) Look around, it is…

  2. Gena Ryan: Wonderful job to all! So much to be proud of!

  3. Deb Keane: Call me a geek - but I really like reading these documents !

Need money for school? Apply for Project Advance by Dec. 13.

The Project Advance (HSCRC) Grant Program is a career advancement program at AAMC that offers financial assistance and mentoring support for employees seeking a degree in the field of nursing. Project Advance funds can be used to pay for tuition, books, and certain essential supply expenses. Think you may apply?[…]

Need a massage? Come to work!

I walk the halls and hear all  that people are saying about the care they receive here at AAMC: “My nurse stayed a half hour past her shift to make sure I got back into bed and was comfortable.” “They have the best nurses here at AAMC.” “The care I[…]

  1. Trish DeMuth: Please don't forget Edward's Surgical Pavilion - we have some awesome staff here and we are not able to leave…

  2. jazmin manlapaz: Nov.1-7 is MedSurg nurses week - any chance of someone coming to MSU/SCU to offer massages to the staff who…

  3. Jacki Baker-Poe RN: As someone who get s a massage once a month, take advantage of this - you won't believe the benefits!

  4. Catherine White: This says, "to give some TLC and much needed relaxation to our nurses." Does that mean the massages are ONLY…

    • Deb Keane: The massages are for all staff - not just nurses !

  5. Brandy Brown: Awesome! Can't wait for mine!

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Why become certified in your specialty? NICU nurse Laura Brague, RN, shares her story.

It’s no surprise that nursing is one of the most respected professions in the nation — I believe it’s because of our commitment, courage and confidence. Thus, it was never a question of IF I would obtain my specialty certification, but WHEN. It’s just another example of my commitment and passion for[…]

  1. Joann Fitzell: Nicely stated! We should all be as motivated and commited as you :)

  2. Brandy Brown: Thank you Laura for telling your story. I can relate, because it is my story too. This year, I became…