Greenwich Hospital physician receives humanitarian award

Tuesday, November 8, 2016
Bonnie McGuire Wreschner, MD, an emergency medicine physician at Greenwich Hospital, has been honored with the Albert Schweitzer Award for Humanitarian Endeavors.

Greenwich Hospital’s Bonnie McGuire Wreschner, MD, has been awarded the prestigious Albert Schweitzer Award for Humanitarian Endeavors from the Fairfield County Medical Association.

A board-certified emergency medicine physician, Dr. McGuire Wreschner has shared her medical expertise internationally by working to bring free medical clinics to residents of rural Mexico. These clinics provided residents access to basic medical exams, diagnostic testing, treatment options and patient education. She received a doctorate from New York Medical College and completed her residency at Morristown Memorial Hospital in New Jersey.

“We’re extremely proud to have Dr. McGuire Wreschner as part of our Emergency Department team. She is well known for her skill and compassion,” said Spike Lipschutz, MD, senior vice president of Medical Services and chief medical officer at Greenwich Hospital.

Dr. McGuire Wreschner received the award at the Fairfield County Medical Association’s annual meeting. The event recognized physicians in Fairfield County who demonstrate a commitment to providing the highest quality medical care and practices to their patients.

Greenwich Hospital is a member of Yale New Haven Health. Greenwich is a 206-bed (includes 32 isolettes) community hospital serving lower Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York. It is a academic affiliate of Yale School of Medicine. Since opening in 1903, Greenwich Hospital has evolved into a progressive medical center and teaching institution representing all medical specialties and offering a wide range of medical, surgical, diagnostic and wellness programs. Greenwich Hospital is recognized throughout the healthcare industry as a leader in service and patient satisfaction excellence. Greenwich Hospital has the prestigious Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center, the nation’s highest honor of nursing excellence.