Akua Afriyie, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, has been with her division for only a year and has already earned recognition for her outstanding work as a Medical Assistant (Technician). Her division credits her with ensuring smooth patient care, including during the most challenging days of the COVID-19 pandemic. Even behind the mask, her colleagues know she is keeping a smile on her face! Her communication skills with staff and patients, her “amazing heart,” and her “turbo charged” approach on busy days make her a true Super Star.
On the heels of being recognized as a Super Star during the last awards cycle, Elias Baez is again being recognized for being a “steadying force, reassuring all of us, and skillfully and immediately addressing all tech issues that arose” during the division’s fellowship candidate interview season. Physicians in the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism continue to assess Elias’s skills and work ethic at the highest level of excellence. Elias has now achieved a Silver Star award.
Asha Devi, Senior Medical Secretary, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, possesses outstanding skills in coordinating and facilitating patient activities. She is known for making a patient’s life much easier in all types of situations, from scheduling an appointment to arranging medical tests. Patients describe Asha as an “extraordinary professional” and a “tribute” to the Weill Department of Medicine. The department is happy to recognize Asha as a Super Star!
June Greenberg, Research Nurse Administrator, Division of Hematology and Medical Oncology, has been recognized for her flexible and efficient approach in assisting patients in a variety of situations. Her management and leadership skills are described as “amazing.” Patients, as well as the employees who report to her, benefit significantly from June’s professional and compassionate presence. June defines what it is to be a Super Star!