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Hospitalist recognized with Award of Excellence

Congratulations to Dr. Liesbet Jansen, recipient of the 2014 Dr. Alexander MacIntyre Award of Excellence. The Alliston and Area Physician Recruitment Committee presents the award annually to a local physician who has distinguished him/herself in the community and in medicine, through dedication and excellence.

Dr. Jansen  started as Hospitalist at Stevenson Memorial Hospital four years ago,  and has served as Chief of Family Me dicine since June, 2011.She was nominated for the MacIntyre award because of her outstanding contributions to improving the in-patient care experience at Stevenson Memorial Hospital through her high standards of quality care, patient safety and efficiency “Dr. Jansen has brought many innovative ideas to the Medical/Surgical unit and,  as a result of her leadership, residents and medical students are now requesting to do rotations within the Stevenson Hospitalist program,” said Shannon Landry, Vice President and Chief Nursing Officer.

Dr. Jansen is well known for taking an active role within the hospital and the community, always going above and beyond what is expected of her to ensure every patient receives the quality care they deserve.  Her hard work and dedication have made a great difference within not only the Medical Surgical unit, but also the hospital as a whole. She is highly respected by her peers; showing a willingness to listen to staff concerns and suggestions for improvement. She is highly valued by her patients and their families, which is shown by the many thank you cards displayed within the unit. 

“Dr. Jansen is an invaluable member of Stevenson Memorial Hospital and we are very thankful for her continued commitment and excellent service she provides to her patients and their families,” Landry concluded.

Jansen was recognized at a presentation ceremony in Alliston on Sept. 25.