Bellevue Hospital Center Palliative Care Nurse Honored for Excellence in Advancing and Leading the Profession at Annual HHC Nursing Excellence Awards
Robert Smeltz, NP, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner/Clinical Coordinator, Palliative Care, Bellevue Hospital, has been awarded a Nursing Excellence award by NYC Health and Hospitals (HHC). Smeltz, an eight year Bellevue veteran, created the hospital’s Palliative Care program and served as its first full time faculty member. He is an advocate for patients and families who face the challenge of serious illness and has made tremendous strides in supporting and advancing front line caregivers.
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