September 10, 2001
MEDIA CONTACT: Gary Stephenson
Nearly 500 employees of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Johns Hopkins Health System Corporation will be recognized for their contributions to Hopkins on Wednesday, Sept. 12, starting at 1 p.m. in the Turner Auditorium on Rutland Ave., continuing a tradition that began in 1949.
Edward D. Miller, M.D., dean and CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine, will be the keynote speaker at the ceremony."An institution is only as great as its workers," Miller says. "Nowhere is that more evident than at Hopkins."
Ronald R. Peterson, president of The Johns Hopkins Hospital and Health System and executive vice president of Johns Hopkins Medicine, echoes Miller’s sentiments. "The Hopkins family of employees has made, and continues to make our institutions synonymous with excellence," he says. "The 490 employees we are honoring today represent 490 individual examples of excellence and Dr. Miller and I thank each and every one of them for the extra efforts they put in daily to make Hopkins what it is."