Skip to main content
Explore URMC
menu

Strong Stars

Strong Stars are employees who go out of their way to make a difference in the lives of patients, families and visitors.

Recipients of Bronze and Silver Strong Stars Awards

April 2021

Dr. Norman Madsen and Erika Senglaub were recognized by a co-worker for their excellent teamwork in getting a patient the care they needed. Congratulations, Dr. Madsen and Erika!

March 2021

Ebony Robinson was nominated for a Patient ICARE Star by an appreciative patient for being friendly and welcoming. Congratulations, Ebony!

Ana Daniels was nominated for an Accountability Award for consistently improving the operations and personal interactions in the AIR Division. Congratulations, Ana!

Shadefai Goldsmith has been nominated for an Integrity Award for her rapid mastery and application of the essentials of rheumatologic disorders her clinical practice. Congratulations, Shadefai!

November 2020

Dr. John Looney was recognized by a co-worker for his promptness in responding to her  request for input in a clinical matter.  Congratulations, Dr. Looney.

Kristen Jackson was recognized by a co-worker for her can do attitude, hard work and flexibility.  Congratulations, Kristen!

Christine Pawuk, Kelly Callahan and Jennifer Coglitore were recognized by a co-worker for their super dedication to patient education.  Congratulations, Christine, Kelly and Jen!

October 2020

Ashley Owens, Amanda Howell and Alena Leger were recognized by a co-worker for their outstanding efforts to bring access to the ongoing COVID clinical trial to numerous patients.  Congratulations, Ashley, Amanda and Alena!

Shadefai Goldsmith was recognized by a co-worker for the outstanding patient care she provides.  Congratulations, Shadefai!

Julie McIntyre was recognized by a co-worker for exceptional efforts to ensure high quality care for patients. Congratulations, Julie!

Dr. Jennifer Barnas was recognized by an appreciative patient for her exceptional responsiveness to her questions and messages.  Congratulations, Dr. Barnas!

Alecia Cox, Melinda Gillen and Holly Yeneralo were recognized by a co-worker for their empathy, kindness and compassion for patients in their care. Congratulations, Alecia, Melinda and Holly!

August 2020

Audrey Janis, Andrew Stoessel, Mary Lou McHugh, Ariana King and Shawn Zin were recognized by a co-worker on behalf of a patient who was very impressed with the efforts of the team which set them at ease.  Congratulations, Audrey, Andy, Mary Lou, Ariana and Shawn!

Jennifer Goff was recognized by an appreciative patient for assisting with a blood work order.  Congratulations, Jen!

Laurie Heelon was recognized by a colleague for going the extra mile for a patient by clarifying a complex insurance. Congratulations, Laurie!

July 2020

Andrew Stoessel was recognized by a co-worker for always going above and beyond for his patients and co-workers. Congratulations, Andy!

Dr. Jessica Stern was recognized by a co-worker for always being the epitome of a caring person and team player. Congratulations, Dr. Stern!

April 2020

Mary Lou McHugh was recognized by a co-worker for her thoughtful initiative in locating scanned records. Congratulations, MaryLou!

Audrey Janis was recognized by a co-worker for going above and beyond helping a patient set up a MyChart account so they can communicate with their health care providers. Congratulations, Audrey!

Mary Lou McHugh was recognized by a co-worker for tirelessly working on helping a patient schedule appointments and have access to the care they needed during the COVID-19 pandemic. Congratulations, Mary Lou!