March

  • Sharmine Brassington, RN, and Olajumoke Dada, RN, were selected for the Minority Nurses Leadership Institute at Rutgers College in Newark, NJ. Only 25 nurses a year are selected to participate in the program.

June

  • Nelson Tuazon, CNO, Named a Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellow
  • Cardiac Nurses become CHF nurse champions to raise core measure compliance scores, Advance for Nursing
  • Dr. Edwin McCampbell named to Castle Connolly’s Top Docs for the 10th time, NY Magazine

August

  • American Heart Association recognized EOGH for its performance in treating cardiac and stroke patients with the association’s Get With The Guidelines Program, U.S. News and World Report

October

  • EOGH received an award from the East Orange Historical Society for our commitment to the Community

November

  • EOGH Nursing Department and Nelson Tuazon (Senior VP and Chief Nursing Officer) received the NJ League of Nursing 2008 Corporate Recognition Award
  • Dr. Jackson Okoya received the Institute for Nursing’s APPLE Award
  • Dr. Delores C. Gayle-Barton received the Frances Black Humanitarian Award in Healthcare
  • Nelson Tuazon (Senior VP and Chief Nursing Officer) was asked to present his CHF IMPACT project and healthcare disparities at Yale University
  • EOGH makes the Fully Committed list with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (Hospitals Fully Committed to the 5 Million Lives Campaign)
  • Nelson Tuazon (Senior VP and Chief Nursing Officer) is appointed to the National Advisory Committee of the RWJF New Jersey Nursing Initiative “So There Will be a Nurse For you.”