Crouse Hospital is proud to congratulate Alysia Ziemba, winner of the 2013 Umeshchandra Patil Family Educational Award. Alysia is a surgical tech working in the hospital’s Witting Surgical Center.
In 2005, Drs. Umesh and Vijay Patil established the Patil Family Foundation Fund within the Crouse Health Foundation’s Endowment Fund.
Each year, a cash award of up to $3,500 is presented to a technician, LPN or RN working in the area of Surgical Services. The award is to be used for continuing education, professional development or training.
Alysia will attend the 2014 Association of Surgical Technologists’ 45th Annual National Conference in Denver, and after the conference will share what she learned with her colleagues in surgical services. She has been a member of the Crouse family for 13 years.