Whitni Smith

Whitni Smith

Whitni Smith, BSN, RN

Oncology Medicine
St. Joseph Mercy Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, Michigan
United States
In such a dark moment in this spouse's life, Whitni was a shining ray of light.

Since Whitni became a nurse, she has positively impacted the lives of many patients. On a medical progressive care unit, no two days are the same. It is an expectation nurses provide exceptional patient care, but a special nurse also flawlessly expresses compassion and empathy. Whitni made an otherwise traumatizing experience for a spouse just a slight bit bearable. Losing the one you have chosen to spend your life with is excruciating. When the time came, Whitni expressed to her patient's spouse that her husband was transitioning. After he passed, Whitni began making calls to the family to allow a grieving widow to remain close to her husband's side. In such a dark moment in this spouse's life, Whitni was a shining ray of light sharing such compassion an empathy that will not be forgotten.