Sackrison recognized among Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina

Published 9:37 am Thursday, October 19, 2017

Jeffrey Sackrison, MBA, BSN, FACHE, president of Vidant Bertie and Vidant Chowan hospitals, has been named to the Class of 2017 Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina.

The Vidant Health leader was chosen for the prestigious honor because he exemplifies continued professional growth, and inspires co-workers with his commitment to help improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina.

The Great 100 Nurses, a nonprofit organization, offers the annual honor as a way for peers to acknowledge and

Jeffrey Sackrison

promote nursing excellence throughout the state of North Carolina. Sackrison and the other members of the Class of 2017 were honored for this recognition at a gala dinner in Concord on Oct. 14

Sackrison has been with Vidant Health for nearly 15 years, having served in his current role for 13 of those years. He earned a Bachelor’s degree in Nursing from East Stroudsburg University and a Master’s degree in Business Administration from California Coast University. He is also a fellow in the American College of Healthcare Executives and a member of the following organizations: North Carolina Hospital Association, North Carolina Hospital Association Strategic Partners Board, Eastern Area Health Education Center Executive Board, Edenton Chowan Partnership Board and Executive Committee, and the Edenton Rotary Club.

In accepting the award, Sackrison stated, “I am truly honored, and humbled, to be chosen as one of the Class of 2017 Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina. As I approach retirement, I can’t think of an award that means more to me – especially given that I was selected by my peers. It is one of the most meaningful compliments I have ever received.”