For years, D Magazine has published an annual list of top physicians that skews toward the region’s urban core, Dallas, because that, for the most part, is where the doctors practice. But with the growth of Collin County and our realization that it has developed its own distinct medical community, we felt it was important to produce a separate list.
For our inaugural Excellence in Nursing Awards, we asked doctors, patients, and other nurses to nominate the most outstanding nurses in North Texas. We really didn’t know what sort of response we’d get. So we were both gladdened and overwhelmed when we received 349 nominations. There was the nurse who contained an outbreak in a school. Then there was the nurse who staged a senior prom in the hospital for a patient who couldn’t attend his. Each nomination seemed more compelling than the last. Thankfully, we had some help picking the winners you’ll meet in the following pages. They all deserve our… Full Story