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Adventist Health System Recognizes Eight 2016 Residency Program Graduates

The residents were recognized at an Adventist Health System board meeting.

9/16/2016  |  By Mario Roberts

This week, Adventist Health System's (AHS) Leadership Development Program honored eight residents for completing residencies in 2016 in various departments across the organization. The residents were recognized and presented with their certificates at Adventist Health System's board of directors meeting.

"I am extremely proud of this group of residents, as they have displayed tremendous work ethic and a commitment to developing skills in their desired career paths," said Gina Creek, director of leadership development for Adventist Health System. "The Leadership Development Program is committed to providing meaningful training, enrichment and growth opportunities for young men and women looking to pursue careers in health care. I'm looking forward to seeing these young leaders make positive impacts well into the future."

The residents recognized for 2016 are:


  • Meredith Banks, Southern Adventist University – Marketing and Strategic Planning

  • Shane Bedward, University of Central Florida – Human Resources

  • Leah Brandon, Oakwood University – Revenue Cycle

  • Daniel Monnier, Pacific Union College – Finance and Accounting

  • Ryan Paradis (not pictured), Southern Adventist University – Physician Practice Management

  • Brielyn Sampson, Washington Adventist University – Corporate Responsibility

  • Earleen Waldron, Oakwood University – Information Technology

  • Malcolm White, Oakwood University – Supply Chain


Residencies typically last for two to three year periods and are designed for graduates who have successfully completed AHS summer internship programs or have gained experience elsewhere working in their fields of study.

During their time with Adventist Health System, the residents gained hands-on experience coordinating special projects and had the opportunity to learn from executive leaders at the highest levels as they developed positive leadership attributes and became familiar with Adventists Health System's mission-focused culture.