Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals Honored with North Shore Community College Champion Award

May 15, 2024

Hospitals celebrated for community impact to higher education

Beverly, MA – Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals were honored  with North Shore Community College’s (NSCC) Champion Award in recognition of their community impact in higher education.

Now in its seventh year, NSCC’s Champion Awards honor exceptional leaders dedicated to excellence in higher education and career pathways for residents of the North Shore and beyond.

In presenting the award, NSCC lauded Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals’ community-centered approach to the provision of health care and commitment to elevating the education and skills of its workforce at every level as essential to the strength and resiliency of the North Shore.

The Community Impact award is given in recognition of an individual or organization that has shown, through impactful practice, a commitment to higher education and the power it holds in empowering the communities that NSCC serves and on the lives of its citizens and the opportunities accessible to them.

Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals have collaborated with NSCC on initiatives focused on improving the lives of local residents, especially those most marginalized.

In 2022, Beverly Hospital piloted its first ESL program for its employees through NSCC, with onsite instruction led by college faculty and a 100 percent graduation rate.

Hospital leadership serve on the Advisory Board for the Bertolon Simulation Health Care Center of Excellence, providing expertise on the expansion and integration of simulation for students and for professionals seeking continuing education or teaching opportunities.

Bruce Nardella, chair of the Board of Trustees of Northeast Hospital Corporation, accepted the award on behalf of the hospitals at NSCC’s Celebration of Champions for Higher Education on April 25.

"We could not be more proud to celebrate Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals and their work in our community supporting the transformative power of higher education,” said William Heineman, President of NSCC.

About Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals

Beverly Hospital is a full-service 223-bed community hospital founded in 1888 that serves more than 13 communities across Massachusetts’ North Shore and Cape Ann. With a medical staff of more than 500 physicians, the hospital provides quality, patient-centered care in maternity, pediatrics, surgical, orthopedics and cardiology, as well as other specialties.

Addison Gilbert Hospital is a 52-bed community hospital located in Gloucester, MA. Since its founding in 1889, Cape Ann residents have turned to the hospital when they needed care. Specialties include radiology, cancer care, pain management, cardiology, chronic disease management, inpatient geriatric services and emergency medicine.

Beverly and Addison Gilbert Hospitals are a part of Beth Israel Lahey Health, a health care system that brings together academic medical centers and teaching hospitals, community and specialty hospitals, more than 4,700 physicians and 39,000 employees in a shared mission to expand access to great care and advance the science and practice of medicine through groundbreaking research and education.

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Sonya Vartabedian

Please note: The contact information above is for journalists and news media only. For patient care and all other inquiries, please contact your doctor or Beverly or Addison Gilbert Hospitals directly.