Our Stories

By sharing stories of grateful patients, gracious donors and others touched by Martha Jefferson, we show you how gifts to Martha Jefferson are resulting in improved health and well being.

Cancer Care

As a breast cancer survivor, Cynthia Pearce understands how short and precious life can be. We want to do all we can to support Martha Jefferson because it’s such an important institution for this community. Read more.

Palliative Care

Perhaps no program at Sentara Martha Jefferson better exemplifies the hospital’s Caring Tradition than Palliative Care, a program initiated and sustained by the community and one that offers highly personalized services to our patients and their families. Read more about the inspiration for Palliative Care.

Palliative Care

Palliative care's impact on patients can't be scientifically measured like blood pressure or cholesterol levels. Rather, its effects are best related through the stories of patients who have been empowered to make their own healthcare decisions. Read more.

Cancer Care

For Linda Payne, a girls' day out turned into a lifesaving experience.  Linda took advantage of Free Breast Health Screening Days at Martha Jefferson Hospital, and received an early detection and comprehensive help navigating through the healthcare system. Read more.

Cardiology Care

Rex Lamb, grateful patient, said that his best decision was to seek medical care for his heart condition at Martha Jefferson.  Read more.

Haden Institute for Nursing

Bobbie Bruner is "excited about Martha Jefferson’s focus on nurses and their educational development.”  Bobbie has an interest in supporting and garnering funds to strengthen the nursing program at Martha Jefferson. “I’m really impressed by the quality of nursing care at Martha Jefferson. Read More.

Palliative Care

Mel Haney believes a positive attitude is the best path to wellness. And he believes Martha Jefferson's Palliative Care Program contributes fundamentally to the hospital's overall healing environment. Read more.










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