Technicians who deliver home health equipment, physical therapists who get patients back on their feet, pharmacists and nurses and doctors and all of the administrators who make their jobs possible—living through a pandemic has given the staff of WV Living a fresh appreciation for the many thousands of people across the state who dedicate their days to keeping all of us healthy.
Katherine “Keely” Burnside
center for women’s health at wvu medicine
st. joseph’s obstetrics & Gynecology, buckhannon
Keely Burnside likes helping people lead their best lives and feels privileged to help women, specifically, throughout their lives. She encourages patients to be proactive with their health and sees her colleagues as family. “Many providers rush from appointment to appointment, straining to meet employers’ demands that are driven by insurance reimbursement,” says nominator Jen Randall Reyes. “While Keely is part of a large system, she consistently goes above and beyond, making patients feel both heard and valued.