MakatiMed Nurses Shine Bright at Inaugural Soledad Velez-Pangilinan Nursing Excellence Awards


Soledad Velez-Pangilinan Nursing Excellence Awards

In a remarkable display of dedication and excellence, two outstanding nurses from Makati Medical Center (MakatiMed) have been recognized and celebrated at the inaugural Soledad Velez-Pangilinan Nursing Excellence Awards (SVP-NEA). This prestigious initiative by Metro Pacific Health (MPH) aims to honor nurses who embody the values of the esteemed healthcare network, providing exceptional and holistic care with compassion to patients.

Daryl Jeremiah R. Gaba, MAN, RN, CLSSYB, Assistant Director of Nursing and Patient Care Services (NPCS), stands as a beacon of leadership at MakatiMed. Gaba has been honored with the Excellence in Nursing Leadership 2023 Award for his exemplary leadership, demonstrating a positive impact on the nursing team and the hospital as a whole. His initiatives, including spearheading the Hospital-wide Continuous Quality Improvement (CQI) Project and the Lean Six Sigma Yellow Belt Certification for Nurse Leaders, showcase his commitment to operational improvement and employee morale.

Joshua Jaime P. Nario, MA, RN, CLDP, Senior Program Manager in NPCS-Nursing Education, Research, and Development (NERD), has been recognized with the Excellence in Nursing Education 2023 Award. Nario's dedication to the learning and development of nurses at MakatiMed has left a profound impact. His introduction of various education programs, such as the Competency Enhancement program for Clinical Care Associates and the MakatiMed Nursing Learning and Development Program, highlights his commitment to nurturing the professional growth of nurses.

Saturnino P. Javier, MD, Medical Director and Co-President and CEO of Makati Medical Center, commends Gaba and Nario for their outstanding achievements and for serving as an inspiration to their colleagues. Dr. Javier emphasizes that the duo represents the very essence of MakatiMed's dedication to delivering the highest standards of patient care and continuously striving for excellence in the field of nursing.

MakatiMed's long-standing tradition of excellence in patient care and nursing services has been further exemplified by the remarkable achievements of Daryl Jeremiah R. Gaba and Joshua Jaime P. Nario. Their dedication and exemplary contributions serve as a testament to MakatiMed's commitment to providing top-notch healthcare services. For more information on MakatiMed, please contact MakatiMed On-Call at +632.88888 999, email, or visit Follow @IamMakatiMed on Facebook and Twitter for updates.