HERMITAGE, TN — TriStar Summit Medical Center recently announced the recipients of the 2018 Frist Humanitarian Award presented annually to a physician, employee and volunteer who exhibit the highest standard of patient care to our patients. TriStar Summit Medical Center 2018 recipients include: Dr. G. Lee Bryant, ENT/Otolaryngology, Jon Alderman, RN in surgical services and Mary MacLennan, hospital volunteer.

“TriStar Summit is committed to delivering quality patient care and we are extremely proud to recognize our employee, volunteer and physician who were selected for their efforts on behalf of our patients and our community,” said Brian Marger, CEO, TriStar Summit Medical Center. “Their exemplary work and compassion set a high standard for health care professionals and we are proud to have them as part of our team.  Undoubtedly, our patients benefit from the kind of commitment and humanitarian efforts they demonstrate each day.”

The Frist Humanitarian Award was created to recognize one physician, one employee, one volunteer at each HCA facility who demonstrate extraordinary concern for the welfare and happiness of patients and their community.  The Award was named after the humanitarian spirit and philanthropic work of the late Dr. Thomas F. Frist, Sr., a founder of Hospital Corporation of America. 

For more information about TriStar Summit or a free physician referral, please call TriStar MedLine at (615) 342-1919 or visit TriStar Summit.