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A Tribute to Marti Palmer

Today, we say goodbye to a friendly face who welcomed countless patients, visitors and employees to WakeMed Raleigh Campus over the past 16 years.  Margaret (Marti) Palmer was first hired to work in the Raleigh Campus Gift Shop but later transitioned to the hospital’s main patient information desk, where she served until retiring in 2012. […]

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WakeMed Adding Women’s Services

Mom’s-to-be, join us in welcoming Dr. Avick Mitra, an expert physician in high-risk obstetrics, prenatal diagnosis and cervical insufficiency (incompetent cervix) to the WakeMed family.    In other women’s news, we are also starting to expand women’s resources in North Raleigh in preparation for the North women’s hospital opening in 2015.  Three additional providers and midwives […]

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WakeMed Honored for Being the Best Emergency Room/Hospital

June 2013’s Wake Living Magazine included the inaugural Wake Readers Choice Award.  Thank you for selecting WakeMed as being the Best Emergency Room/Hospital.  Honestly, we hope you never need us, but just in case, we have facilities and emergency departments in communities across Wake County. Our Emergency Departments WakeMed Apex Healthplex WakeMed Brier Creek Healthplex WakeMed […]

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Raleigh Greenway System Grows

The first few days of summer are predicted to deliver relatively mild temperatures, making it a perfect time to explore Raleigh’s Greenway system.  The June issue of the City of Raleigh newsletter included the exciting news that the Neuse River Greenway Trail is almost complete, thanks to a 20-mile addition.  Amazingly, this trail will enable […]

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Blueberry Recipes for the Summer

Many of us throw some blueberries on top of our morning cereal or into a fruit salad meant for the neighborhood potluck without realizing how powerful they really are.  Small and seemingly insignificant, save for their rich fruity flavor, blueberries offer impressive health benefits and are extremely versatile when it comes to recipes for any occasion. […]

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Dr. Tim Harris Receives WakeMed’s Highest Teaching Award

WakeMed Health & Hospitals recently honored Tim Harris, MD, of Wake Orthopaedics, with the prestigious Harry E. Dascomb, MD, Award.  WakeMed’s highest teaching honor, the Dascomb Award is presented annually to a physician who demonstrates excellence in teaching and patient care.  During a May 30 award presentation, Dr. Harris was recognized for being a leader in orthopaedics as a […]

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