We are pleased to announce that Ken Hall has received the
Kenneth M. Petersen MD Memorial Award for his commitment to our hospital and
community. Ken Hall, Director of Support Services, has served for 43 years
at Wake Forest Baptist Health – Lexington Medical Center.
The award was created by the Lexington Medical Center (LMC)
Medical Staff in 2010 in memory of Dr. Petersen, a longtime general surgeon at
LMC, to honor a staff member each year that embodies a strong work ethic and
excels in punctuality, dedication to one’s job, respect from peers, years of
service and volunteer community services. Annually, LMC Managers are asked to
nominate deserving employees for the award. The Medical Executive Committee
reviews the nominations and selects the winner.
Ken was nominated for the honor by 4 managers,
Randy Everhart, Danny Harwood, Jeff Verdell, Derrick Damm and Administrative
Assistant, Kathy Rogers for his positive attitude towards work
responsibilities, patients, families, physicians and co-workers and his willingness to take
initiative and pick up additional responsibilities.
Managers note that Ken's positive demeanor by saying
that he always has a great sense of humor and positive energy. Also noted was
Ken's constant reiteration to his co-workers that they are all working together
to uphold the patient and family promise.
Ken is dedicated not only to patients but to the
community. He serves on the United Way and Hospice of Davidson
County Board of Directors.
We’re truly fortunate to have employees like Ken
who are committed to our hospital and helping others, whether
they are our patients or community.
Let’s all extend our congratulations and thanks to