Nurse of the week

We’ve scoured the United States to find nurses who impacted the lives of others through exceptional service, sacrifice or innovation.

Gerald Flint, LVN

Gerald Flint, LVN, has been called a modern day superhero. From the battlefield to disaster relief, Flint’s mission is clear: Care for people who need basic medical care, food, education or a friend in troubled times.

While volunteering as a combat field medic in 1991, Gerald Flint witnessed dying civilians on the battlefields of the Gulf War. His experiences motivated him to form Volunteer Medics Worldwide — VMW , an organization that now has more than 80 volunteers in 11 countries and has completed dozens of disaster relief missions. In addition to receiving donations of medicine, eyeglasses, and schoolbooks, to date, Flint has spent $100,000 of his own money on Volunteer Medics Worldwide.

Flint, also a physician assistant, teaches and provides treatment to individuals in African countries, Bosnia, the Czech Republic, Turkey, and Romania. He does everything from delivering babies to patching people up after they’ve been injured.

Gerald Flint was the grand prize recipient of the 2006 Inspired Comfort Award, an annual honor given by Cherokee Uniforms.

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Nominees for the Inspired Comfort Awards become automatic candidates for Nurse of the Week. Nominations begin in March 2009.

past honorees

  • Amy Strong, R.N.

    LA Children Hospital, Los Angeles CA Nov 2008’s Nurse of the Week, week 1

  • Carla Rodriguez, R.N.

    LA Children Hospital, Los Angeles CA Oct 2008’s Nurse of the Week, week 4

  • Amy Strong, R.N.

    LA Children Hospital, Los Angeles CA Nov 2008’s Nurse of the Week, week 1

  • Carla Rodriguez, R.N.

    LA Children Hospital, Los Angeles CA Oct 2008’s Nurse of the Week, week 4

  • Amy Strong, R.N.

    LA Children Hospital, Los Angeles CA Nov 2008’s Nurse of the Week, week 1

  • Carla Rodriguez, R.N.

    LA Children Hospital, Los Angeles CA Oct 2008’s Nurse of the Week, week 4

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