Recognition & Awards

Annual Hospice & End of Life Care Awards

 

 

Peter Keese Leadership Award (NC)

Nominees must:

  • Be affiliated with a North Carolina hospice or palliative care provider or end of life care coalition that is a member of The Carolinas Center.
  • Have devoted significant time to promoting hospice care
  • Provide vision and innovation in approach to end of life care
  • Be involved in fostering relationships with strategic partners
  • Be involved in hospice care throughout North Carolina
  • Tamra West Leadership Award (SC)

    Nominees must:

  • Be affiliated with a South Carolina hospice or palliative care provider or end of life care coalition that is a member of The Carolinas Center.
  • Have devoted significant time to promoting hospice care
  • Provide vision and innovation in approach to end of life care
  • Be involved in fostering relationships with strategic partners
  • Be involved in hospice care throughout South Carolina
  • Judith Lund Person Hospice Volunteer Award (NC & SC)

    This award honors extraordinary hospice volunteers in both North and South Carolina. Volunteers in all roles are eligible.

    Nominees must:

  • Be a current volunteer with a hospice provider
  • Have been involved with the same hospice continuously for at least three years
  • Have demonstrated exceptional service with hospice
  • Exemplify the hospice philosophy
  • Sharon O. Dixon Clinical Excellence Award

    This awards recognizes excellent clinical care in a hospice professional of any discipline working in patient and family care.

    Nominees must:

  • Be a current member of a North Carolina hospice interdisciplinary team
  • Have consistently demonstrated excellence in clinical care for at least three years
  • Have consistently initiated unique, creative approaches to patient and family care
  • Have demonstrated exceptional commitment to interdisciplinary teamwork
  • Be recognized for contributions to quality patient and family care
  • Hospice Veteran Leadership Award
    This award will recognize a hospice provider organization that has excelled in providing veterans services in the communities it serves.

    2019 End of Life Care Award Winners

    Peter Keese Leadership Award: Heidi Owen, Hospice of the Carolina Foothills

    Pat Soenksen & Peter Keese

    Tamra West Leadership Award: John Douglas, formerly of Hospice of Chesterfield County

    Judith Lund Person Hospice Volunteer Award: Lisa Kirchner, Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County

    Sharon O. Dixon Clinical Excellence Award: Joyce E Conway, BSN CHPN CHPCA, Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County

    Hospice Veteran Leadership Award: Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro

    Palmetto Clinical Excellence Award: Aye Aung, MD Prisma Health-Midlands

    Innovations in Palliative Care Award: Prisma Health- Midlands

    Pat Soenksen & Peter Keese

    Spirit of Hospice Award: Lori Welch, SW Hospice and Palliative Care Center of Alamance-Caswell

    Pat Soenksen & Peter Keese