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St. Peter’s Hospital College of Nursing Launches DAISY Award Program Honoring Exceptional Nurses

St. Peter’s Hospital College of Nursing, an affiliate of St. Peter’s Health Partners (SPHP), is proud to present its first-ever DAISY Nursing Student and DAISY Nursing Faculty awards. Congratulations to Alison Czerno, the winner of the DAISY Nursing Student award, and Yelena Richards, BSN, winner of the DAISY Nursing Faculty award! Czerno was selected for her commitment to our core values, most importantly her service in SPHP’s three local emergency departments as a volunteer advocate for victims of sexual assault and domestic violence. Czerno will develop her practice as a graduate nurse at Albany Memorial’s Emergency Department. Richards was chosen as the recipient of DAISY Nursing Faculty Award for her “commitment to accepting nothing less than the most competent and compassionate care of patients as a clinical instructor and faculty member.” Four graduate nurse nominees were also recognized for their compassion and kindness: Marvin Jean (Progressive Care), Andrea Nazzaro (Endoscopy), Matthew Norman (ICU), and Elisha Samoranski (ICU). The awards are part of the DAISY Foundation’s program to recognize the contributions nurses make every day in […]