Nursing Recognition




Top row, l - r: Mary Ellen Murphy-Johnson, RN, Sabrina Federico, MSN, RN, Tamsir Faye, NA and Alicia Bearss, NA. Bottom row, l - r: Maureen Pickard, RN, Marianne Drew, RN, Kristin Taylor, NP, and Dianna Freehan, MSN, RN

Exceptional NSMC nurses who achieve clinical and service excellence every day are recognized and celebrated in an award ceremony that takes place in May.

These awards include the Blodgett Award, the Broadhead Clinical Excellence Award and the Nursing Leadership Award. The Department of Surgery also holds an annual award ceremony, where nursing recipients nominated by the surgeons with whom they work are given a Clinical Excellence and Professionalism Award.

2018 Eleanor Broadhead Clinical Excellence Award

  • Marianne Drew, RN, Cath Lab
  • Dianna Freehan, RN, Birthplace
  • Maureen Pickard, RN, Davenport 8
  • Kristin Taylor, NP, Gastroenterology

The Eleanor Broadhead Award for Nursing Clinical Excellence is designed to recognize a professional nurse who exemplifies the North Shore Medical Center organizational values through his / her clinical practice. 


2018 Donald W. Blodgett Exemplary Service Award

  • Alicia Bearss, NA Davenport 8
  • Tamsir Faye, NA, Davenport 9
  • Katherine Henrick, RN, Phippen 6/7
This award recognizes a Registered Nurse and a Technical or Nursing Assistant practicing on a Medical or Surgical Unit on the Salem campus. Nominees for this annual award demonstrate holistic and compassionate care for our most vulnerable patients with multiple clinical needs.

2018 Nursing Leadership Award

  • Mary Ellen Murphy-Johnson, RN, Nursing Supervisor
  • Sabrina Federico, RN, NSMC Salem Hospital ICU & Davenport 7

The Nursing Leadership Award is designed to recognize a nursing leader who exemplifies the professional nurse and the organizational values of North Shore Medical Center through his or her managerial and leadership skills.