Mercy General official given service award
02/07/2013 12:00 AM
02/07/2013 7:50 AM
Sister Clare Dalton, vice president of mission integration at Sacramento's Mercy General Hospital, has been presented with the Sierra Sacramento Valley Medical Society's 2012 Medical Community Service Award.
Since 2006, Dalton has managed the chaplain, health ministry, nurse school health and volunteer departments at the hospital.
This award recognizes a non-physician community member who has made a significant contribution to a medical or public health issue. The society noted Dalton's participation in regional activities benefiting the poor, her advocacy work and her efforts to give more people access to quality medical care.
Mercy General is one of six Sacramento-area hospitals that are part of Dignity Health, a system of 38 hospitals and medical centers in California, Arizona and Nevada.
Join the Discussion
The Sacramento Bee is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.