Every Day Heroes

Everyone in health care has an opportunity to do heroic work. 

But some people go above and beyond.

In two separate incidents, four Henry Ford Hospital employees – a doctor and a nurse, and two transport workers – were heroic in ways many of us can only imagine.

The Doctor & The Nurse

While driving home from the hospital, a radiologists and a nurse saw a young man hit by a vehicle. 

The young man was running away from an angry group of high school students when he was struck by a vehicle and flung into the median of the road. 

The doctor and nurse stopped to attend to the young man’s injuries and called 911. 

But the group that was chasing the young man, now becoming a mob, yelled to them: “Leave him alone. Let him die.”

Personal epithets were escalated to physical threats.   Continue reading

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