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It’s a No-Brainer: Harry Linen Awarded the Outstanding Service Award

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Harry Linen and Dr. Stieg
Harry Linen with the Chairman and Neurosurgeon-in-Chief, Dr. Philip Stieg

Administrative assistant Harry Linen was named the winner of the Neurosurgery Outstanding Service Award for Q4 2019 for his work at the Weill Cornell Medicine Brain and Spine Center. Harry serves as Administrative Assistant to the chair, Dr. Philip Stieg.

Every quarter, the Neurosurgery Outstanding Service Award spotlights a member of the Department of Neurological Surgery who goes above and beyond to assist our physicians, patients, and colleagues. The award calls out team members who exemplify the core values of the department, including collegiality/teamwork, compassion, perseverance/commitment, and leadership.

Harry was nominated by his co-workers, who wrote that “Harry is always a team player” and “For us in the administrative team, Harry exemplifies leadership by being a positive team player. I admire his work ethic and communication style.”

Congratulations again to Harry for displaying excellence in the core values of the department. He, together with previous and future winners, will be honored on a plaque located in the Neurological Surgery conference room.          

Nominations are considered quarterly, and submissions for the next award close on January 15, 2020. Team members should email nomination forms to (nomination forms are on the shared drive, or email the award address to request one).

See previous winners:

Nurse Practitioner Ashley O’Connor Wins Outstanding Service Award
Administrative Assistant Erin Mack Awarded First Outstanding Service Award