Sparrow Emergency Department honors local EMS providers

Published: May 20, 2014

As part of National EMS Week, Sparrow's Emergency Department Caregivers honored Lansing Fire Department and Timothy Booms of the Meridian Township Fire Department for the quality of pre-hospital care they provide to Patients.

The awards are voted on by Sparrow Emergency Department Caregivers and were handed out by Sparrow Emergency Department Physician John Dery, D.O., FACEP, FACOEP and Emergency Department Manager Stacey Peacock, MSN, RN, CNML, during an EMS-recognition event hosted by state Rep. Tom Cochran.

Sparrow EMS Appreciation Awards honored the Lansing Fire Department and Booms for their dedication to providing the kind of care that everyone would want for their loved ones.

As the region's only Level 1 Trauma Center, Sparrow is proud to mark National EMS Week and recognize the work these courageous caregivers perform day-in and day-out. For more information about Emergency Services at Sparrow, visit

Also, Dr. Dery was recognized for his involvement in promoting the use of CyanoKit, a medication used for cyanide poisoning, at the scene of a fire for smoke inhalation victims by local fire departments.