Awards & Recognition

29 Students Awarded Scholarships by the Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars Program

Posted on Sep 25, 2012

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Congratulations to the 29 East Bay students who received a total of $67,000 in scholarships from the 2012-2013 Van R. Johnson Sutter Scholars Program.

Scholarship winners attend a community college, four-year university, or graduate program and received awards ranging
from $1,000 to $3,000.

“Thank you Sutter Health for your generosity,” said Lauren Choy, Sutter Health scholarship winner and daughter of Melody Choy, staff pharmacist at Eden Medical Center. “Your gift will help to cover my tuition for the upcoming academic year and will let me devote more time to my studies as a biology major.” Read More

Learn & Play with Sutter Delta Medical Center and The Little Gym

Posted on Apr 16, 2012

Children standing ready and posing Little Gym classes


Children enjoy free Learn & Play sessions at The Little Gym

Investing in our East Contra Costa County families, Sutter Delta Medical Center and  The Little Gym of Brentwood are partnering to bring a six-month series of free health education topics to parents, while their children enjoy a complimentary little gym session.

“We understand that many times it can be difficult for parents to attend a seminar or lecture because they have to worry about who will watch their child,” says Angela Lombardi, marketing manager of Sutter Delta Medical Center. “But now your child has a fun, safe place to play, while you engage in conversation with medical professionals who specialize in the medical needs of children.”

Sutter East Bay pediatricians to lead Learn & Play Series at The Little Gym

Susan Adham, M.D., Sutter East Bay Medical Foundation pediatrician, and Dr. Irmeen Ashraf, Sutter Delta’s pediatric medical director, are teaming up to teach the six-month series, topics include preventing hydration, proper back support and fighting childhood obesity.  Click here to read all topics. 

“Our mission is to build happy, healthy, confident children,” says Jim Lark, owner of Brentwood Little Gym. “This series is a great way to help inform parents about important health topics to create those healthy, happy children.”

RSVP today for your FREE session at The Little Gym

Interested participants should call 925-634-0034 to RSVP for the topic of interest and their child’s complimentary Little Gym session.

Sutter Delta Ranks in the Top 5 Percent of Hospitals Nationwide for a Third Year in a Row!

Posted on Apr 6, 2012

Logo of HealthGrades Emergency Medicine Excellence Award for 2010 through 2012

We are proud to announce that for the third consecutive year, Sutter Delta Medical Center received the Emergency Medicine Excellence Award™ from HealthGrades®. This award means that the medical center ranks among the top five percent of hospitals nationwide that provide patients with the highest quality care from the moment they are admitted to the hospital from the Emergency Department through their entire hospital stay, until discharge.

“Receiving this recognition for a third year truly takes the hard work and dedication of each and every employee and our dedicated medical staff,” says CEO Gary Rapaport. “Our patients have a choice of where they receive healthcare, so positive experiences at SDMC help spread the word around our community.”

The findings of HealthGrades Emergency Medicine in America report were based on analysis of more than seven million Medicare patient records from 2008 to 2010. The report focused on 12 of the most common and life-threatening medical emergencies among patients, including heart attack, stroke, pneumonia and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

2009 Awards

Posted on Mar 31, 2012

Awards from 2009 include:

Center for Disease Control and Prevention National Healthcare Safety Network

California Hospital Association 25 years of Leadership and Advancement of Health in the Community

2010 Awards

Posted on Mar 31, 2012

2010 Selected Awards

Society of Hospital Medicine: Distinguished Title & Senior Fellow of Hospital Medicine/Dr. Pearson

HealthGrades 2010 Emergency Medicine Excellence Award™

IDA M. Cannon Award Pharmacy Department

American Board of Emergency Medicine Dr. Jeff Leinen–Oral Certification Examiner

SISCO Award Safety for Total Health and Productivity Management

SISCO Award Quality Management

SISCO Award Environmental Risk


2011 Awards

Posted on Mar 31, 2012

Selected awards from 2011:

HealthGrades 2011 Emergency Medicine Excellence Award

American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence

American College of Radiology Breast Ultrasound accreditation

American College of Radiology Breast Stereotactic Biopsy accreditation

American College of Radiology Mammography accreditation

American College of Radiology MRI accreditation

American College of Radiology Nuclear Medicine accreditation