Erick J. Bergquist, MD, is the recipient of IRMC’s James A. Garrettson, MD, Physician Excellence Award. The award was established in 2006 by the medical staff to recognize physicians who demonstrate exemplary performance and leadership, clinical expertise in patient care, and service excellence. Nominated by his peers for this award, Dr. Bergquist is a role model and promotes the values and mission of Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Dr. Bergquist began his practice in Infectious Disease at IRMC in 2006, and is the current Medical Director of Epidemiology. He has been very active in medical staff administration, as a past member of the Information Services Physician Advisory Committee and the Patient Safety Committee. From 1988 until his appointment to the IRMC medical staff in 2006, Dr. Bergquist was an outside consultant on both the Infection Control Committee and the Pharmacy & Therapeutics Committee, and now serves as Chairperson of both committees.
Pictured from left to right are: Dr. Christina Lubold, Medical Staff President, Dr. Bergquist, and Dr. Richard Neff, Chief Medical Officer.
Melanie G. Ludwig, CRNP, is the recipient of Indiana Regional Medical Center’s Allied Health Practitioner Excellence Award for 2020. This award was established in 2017 by the medical staff to recognize allied health practitioners who demonstrate exemplary performance in the areas of patient care, clinical leadership, and professional service. Nominated by physicians and her peers for this award, Mrs. Ludwig is a role model and promotes the values and mission of Indiana Regional Medical Center.
Currently a certified registered nurse practitioner at IRMC’s Urgent Care at Chestnut Ridge, Mrs. Ludwig was initially employed by IRMC in 1997 as a registered nurse, then appointed to the medical staff in 2009 as a nurse practitioner. In addition to providing patient care in the Urgent Care/Occupational Health Services Department, she has also worked in the hospital’s Emergency Services Department in the past, and currently serves as a member of the Patient Safety Committee.
Pictured from left to right are: Dr. Christina Lubold, Medical Staff President, Mrs. Ludwig, and Dr. Richard Neff, Chief Medical Officer.