Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates Celebrates ER Nurses the Only Way They Know How – BIG!

Originally published on November 16, 2020, on MEMA.net/news.

(CHARLOTTE, NC) – October 11th through October 17th, 2020 was Emergency Room (ER) Nurse Appreciation Week. Celebrated nationally, this is a time to recognize ER nurses for their dedicated work to providing quality patient care. Mid-Atlantic Emergency Medical Associates (MEMA), whose staff’s Novant’s Charlotte-area hospital emergency departments, took this year’s ER Nurse Appreciation Week to a whole new level with both in-person and virtual award presentations, marquee letter lights, photo ops, and more.



The following ER Nurses were recognized during the 2020 celebration:

Ratterree Award:
Jennifer Jackson, RN
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center

Bea Barnes Award:
Amanda Reulbach, RN
Novant Health Presbyterian Medical Center – Pediatric Department

Team Player:
Pam Lauka, RN
Novant Health Matthews Medical Center

Petrilli Award:
Annette Edwards, RN
Novant Health Huntersville Medical Center

MHMC ED Ghuneim Award for Nursing Excellence winner:
La’Tesha Allen, RN
Novant Health Mint Hill Medical Center

Congratulations to these recognized nurses who go above and beyond for their teams and for their patients. MEMA is proud of all the ER nurses that work hard to provide excellent care for all that come through the emergency room doors!

La’Tesha Allen, RN receiving the MHMC ED
Ghuneim Award for Nursing Excellence


Annette Edwards, RN receiving the Petrilli Award


Virtual presentation for the Bea Barnes Award,
awarded to Amanda Reulbach, RN


Pam Lauka, RN receiving the MMC ED Team
Player Award during a midnight presentation

Jennifer Jackson, RN receiving the Ratterree Award



About Mid-Atlantic Emergency Associates, PLLC (MEMA)

Founded in 1976, Mid-Atlantic Emergency Associates, PLLC (MEMA), is a physician-owned practice providing emergency and acute medical care throughout greater Charlotte and the Piedmont area of North Carolina. The administrative office conducts operations and finance with a dedicated and well-qualified staff. The ultimate responsibility of group management, decision-making, and leadership falls to the elected Board of Directors. The Officers and Medical Directors also work closely with the leadership on the hospital side towards excellence in patient care and customer service.


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