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WakeMed Introduces Shawn Hamlet Award

At the Pyramid Society Award Dinner and Reception in October, WakeMed President & CEO Donald Gintzig announced that WakeMed has established a new award in honor of Shawn Hamlet, who passed away earlier this year. The Shawn Hamlet Award: Inspiring Others Through Service will be given annually to a WakeMed employee who has overcome adversity and made an outstanding impact on our organization. In this inaugural year, the award was given in honor and memory of Shawn Hamlet himself. Watch this video to hear more about Shawn’s impact and legacy.


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Influenza Vaccine Deadline Extended

Please be aware that the deadline for all employees, physicians and volunteers to receive their influenza vaccine or an approved exemption has been extended to Friday, November 15, 2019. This requirement is in place to protect our patients, families and coworkers. Any employee who fails to receive a flu vaccine or have a new approved exemption by November 15 will be ineligible to work at any WakeMed facility, therefore employment will be terminated. With questions, contact Occupational Health & Safety Services.

Mark Your Calendar for WinterFest

The annual WinterFest sales are right around the corner! Join in the holiday spirit as you shop for handmade crafts, foods, jewelry and all sorts of gift items. Please note that the calendar in the October issue of Microscope has the incorrect dates for these sales. The correct dates are as follows:

  • Cary Hospital: Thursday, November 14, 9 am to 1 pm
  • North Hospital: Tuesday, November 19, 10 am to 2 pm
  • Raleigh Campus: Thursday, November 21, 8 am to 4 pm