As an ongoing show of commitment and recognition to our EMS community, Steward Health Care System
is pleased to announce the formation of the “EMS Stewards of the Community” awards.
These awards are designed to recognize the exceptional care and compassion that EMS providers deliver to patients every day. EMS providers
are unsung heroes on the front lines in the battle against illness and injury. Citizens of our communities call for EMS in their
moments of greatest need and that call is answered by highly trained professionals who perform their duties with expertise
and humility. The “EMS Stewards of the Community” awards are designed to recognize providers who not only carry out
the noble work of caring for others, but do so with a degree of expertise, professionalism, and compassion that makes them
leaders in their field.
The award eligibility criteria are below:
• Nominee must be an EMR, EMT, AEMT, or Paramedic in current practice in a Steward Hospital area.
• Nominee must have demonstrated an “above and beyond” interaction with a patient/s or in their profession which could
∙ Exceptional care and decision making far surpassing the normal standard
∙ Exceptional level of compassion for a patient or their family
∙ Exceptional dedication to one’s profession/the patients we serve
Nominee’s action must have occurred while working as an EMS Provider:
∙ In an EMS response vehicle
∙ As a First Responder
∙ As a 911/Emergency Telecommunicator
∙ As an EMS Educator
∙ As a bystander, using your EMS skills and training, at an event outside of work
NOMINATION FORM AND LETTERS OF RECOMMENDATION ARE DUE BY APRIL 15, 2019 and can be emailed to
Brendan.Hayde[email protected] or submitted directly to any Steward Hospital EMS Manager, or completed online at