Palomar Health announces Nurses and Doctors of The Year

Roxanne Joy Olegario-Co, RN, of Palomar Medical Center, Escondido.

Six awardees recognized for providing excellent patient care

In honor of the hard work and dedication health care workers provide patients each day, Palomar Health this week announced its 2017 doctors and nurses of the year.

During National Nurses Week, Palomar Health awarded three nurses who were chosen by their peers and exemplify the mission to “heal, comfort, and promote health in the communities we serve.”

Palomar Health’s 2017 Roz & Len Kolins Nurses of the Year:

Benjamin Hidy, MD of the Clinical Outreach, located in the Escondido downtown campus.

Palomar Medical Center Escondido – Roxanne Joy Olegario-Co, RN

Palomar Medical Center Poway – Tonya Elliot, RN

Clinical Outreach – Glynn Cascolan, RN

“Nurses are essential in providing excellent care to our community,” said Bob Hemker, Palomar Health President and CEO. “Our nurses touch the hearts of patients and their families by providing high-quality

Clinical Outreach – Glynn Cascolan, RN.

and compassionate care each and every day. Their commitment to patient first care makes them truly exceptional.”

Palomar Health also awarded three doctors as 2017 physicians of the year in honor of National Doctors’ Day.

Palomar Health’s 2017 Physician of the Year

Palomar Medical Center Escondido – Amanda Caparso, MD

Palomar Medical Center Poway – Amir Asgari, MD

Amanda Caparso, MD of Palomar Medical Center, Escondido.

Clinical Outreach – Benjamin Hidy, MD

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