Delaware Today Highlights ChristianaCare’s Top Nurses

Delaware Today magazine’s 2022 list of Top Nurses included more than 50 from ChristianaCare, highlighted for their exceptional work.

Emily Gear, BSN, RN, Inpatient/Acute Care Nursing

In caring for our community, ChristianaCare nurses represent the full spectrum of health care areas and all levels of nursing practice.

Kellie Kessler, MSN, RN, CCRN, won ChristianaCare’s DAISY Nurse Leader Award in 2019. She celebrated with Chief Nursing Officer of Acute Care Catherine Shull Fernald, DNP, RN, RNC-OB, NEA-BC, and Chief Nurse Executive Ric Cuming, Ed.D., RN, NEA-BC, FAAN.

Top Nurses are nominated by their peers for demonstrating excellence in nursing.

Ingrid Hausner, BSN, RN, PCCN

ChristianaCare category winners on the 2022 list are:

  • Kellie Kessler, MSN, RN, CCRN, Advancing & Leading the Profession.
  • Stacey Strazzella, BSN, RN, CCRN, Ambulatory Care Nursing.
  • Dawn Robinson, MSN, RN, MEDSURG-BC, Informatics.
  • Emily Gear, BSN, RN, Inpatient/Acute Care Nursing.
  • Ingrid Hausner, BSN, RN, PCCN, Nursing Newcomer.
Dawn Robinson, MSN, RN, MEDSURG-BC

“Congratulations to our outstanding nurses who exemplify serving with love and excellence,” said Ric Cuming, Ed.D., RN, NEA-BC, FAAN, chief nurse executive and president of ChristianaCare HomeHealth. “Their recognition as Top Nurses is richly deserved. Their work is at once rewarding and challenging, and it is always noble.”

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