(Strathroy, ON) – November 25, 2015 was declared Physician Recognition Day by Middlesex Hospital Alliance (MHA) Board Chair, Dawn Butler, Chief of Staff, Dr. Gary Perkin and President & CEO, Todd Stepanuik. All MHA physicians were recognized and thanked for the important role they play in caring for the sick, advancing medical knowledge and promoting good health to our patients. MHA is very fortunate and proud to have over 150 physicians affiliated with Four Counties Health Services and Strathroy Middlesex General Hospital.
“Physician Appreciation Day provides an opportunity for us to formally recognize and thank our physicians for the vital role they play in providing healthcare to our patients and our community,” says Todd Stepanuik, President & CEO. “The MHA Family is blessed to have a dedicated and talented medical staff that provides a wide range of services for our patients close to home.”
“MHA’s Mission is to provide the care we would expect for our own families”, said Board Chair Dawn Butler, “and the physicians at MHA deliver that promise daily.”
Dr. Gary Perkin, MHA Chief of Staff noted: “As Chief of Staff, I witness daily the unrecognized, behind-the-scenes, steadfast commitment our medical staff has to providing the best possible care to our patients both at the bedside and in committee work. The Middlesex Hospital Alliance appreciates our dedicated physicians, not just on November 25, but throughout the entire year”.
In recognition of the Day, a tree planting ceremony was held at both hospital locations.