Dr. Mary Ehlenbach Receives Inaugural Paster Family Foundation Award 

Mary Ehlenbach, MD
Mary Ehlenbach, MD

Mary Ehlenbach, MD, (Assistant Professor [CHS], Division of Hospital Medicine) was selected as the inaugural recipient of the Paster Family Foundation Innovation Award. This award is given for a project, system improvement or initiative that has made a difference in human health and/or the lives of patients and their families.

Dr. Ehlenbach was chosen for the award for her work to design and implement the Pediatric Complex Care Program at American Family Children' Hospital, which has improved the health and touched the lives of over 300 children. She will receive the award on November 9, 2018, at a dinner for the Middleton Society, the SMPH's philanthropic member society; she intends to use the prize money to further develop the program through professional development for team members, wellness activities, or equipment or technology.