Suburban Hospital in Bethesda recently honored Gaithersburg resident Aleykutty Vetticad as the recipient of the James A. Brown Award for Excellence in Oncology Care.
Vetticad, a registered nurse who has worked in the hospital’s oncology unit for 35 years, was selected because of her consistently demonstrated skill and compassion in the workplace, according to the hospital news release.
The Brown Award, established in honor of the hospital’s Dr. James A. Brown, recognizes a nurse who goes above and beyond as a patient advocate, exhibiting exemplary compassion and empathy in communicating with oncology patients and their families.