(CHARLOTTE, NC) – October 11th through October 17th, 2020 was Emergency Room (ER) Nurse Appreciation Week. Celebrated nationally, this is a time to recognize ER nurses for their dedicated work to providing quality patient care. Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates (MEMA), who staff’s Novant’s Charlotte-area hospital emergency departments, took this year’s ER Nurse Appreciation Week to a whole new level with both in-person and virtual award presentations, marquee letter lights, photo ops, and more.

The following ER Nurses were recognized during 2020’s celebration:

Ratterree Award:
Jennifer Jackson, RN
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

Bea Barnes Award:
Amanda Reulbach, RN
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – Pediatric Department

Team Player:
Pam Lauka, RN
Novant Health Matthews Medical Center

Petrilli Award:
Annette Edwards, RN
Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center

MHMC ED Ghuneim Award for Nursing Excellence winner:
La’Tesha Allen, RN
Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center

Congratulations to these recognized nurses who go above and beyond for their teams and for their patients. MEMA is proud of all the ER nurses that work hard to provide excellent care for all that come through the emergency room doors!