Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Community and Physician Awards

The Rosie Meyer Community Volunteer Award

This award recognizes a resident of the Downriver community recognizes a resident or residents of the Downriver community who have served Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital as a volunteer and have been selfless in donating their time, talent and treasure. These individual’s invaluable contributions have left a profound impact on the hospital and its ability to fulfill its dedicated mission to improve human health through excellence in the science and art of health care and healing.

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The BASF Community Leadership Award

This award recognizes a leader of a community organization within the southeastern Michigan region who has demonstrated exceptional leadership in assembling collaborative relationships in which Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital has been a major partner. This individual has provided the hospital with the ability to fulfill its commitment to serve the Downriver communities in a greater capacity.

Past Recipients:

The Cahalan Physician Star of Excellence Award

This award is given to a distinguished Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital Physician in recognition for their dedication to the high ideals and objectives of the hospital. This prestigious award recognizes physicians who are admired for their outstanding practice in their selected fields and exceptional contributions to the organization. Awardees possess a passion for healing and exemplify the hospital’s mission, vision, and values.

Past Recipients:

The Dr. Dennis Lemanski Award for Exceptional Commitment to Outstanding Service and Innovation in Medicine.

This award was started as a tribute to Dr. Lemanski who, through his career in service to the Downriver Communities, embodied a tireless and compassionate dedication to not just patients, but also to leading his physician colleagues. Through his leadership, Dr. Lemanski demonstrated core values that signify this exceptional commitment.

  • Citizenship – Always demonstrating that our first obligation is one of duty and to each other, to our patients, and to our hospital and health system.
  • Innovation – Consistently pushing the “status quo” in an effort to develop new ideas to solving old problems.
  • Teaching – as a physician, Dr. Lemanski served as a pivotal leader for Graduate Medical Education Downriver and believes all physicians should play a meaningful role in providing their time and expertise to developing the Doctors of Tomorrow.
  • Service – striving to ensure that a commitment to serving others extends outside the walls of the institution and really striving to lead a life of service in every way.

Past Recipients:

  • 2022 – Dr. Satheesh Gunaga, D.O., FACEP, FACOEP, Medical Director: Henry Ford Brownstown ED, Vice Chair of Emergency Medicine, Division Head of EMS/ED Research Director

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