As part of the celebration for National Doctors Day, Carteret Health Care selected Dr. Victoria Selley as Physician of the Year. Dr. Selley is the ED Medical Director at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City, NC. The celebration took place at A Pierless Vista.
“Dr. Selley sets the bar high for all medical staff members. She exemplifies the caring and compassion that distinguish so many remarkable physicians,” said Dr. Donald Pocock, Vice President of Medical Affairs. “She is very deserving of this honor and I offer her sincere congratulations and appreciation for her dedication to Carteret County and our hospital.”
Other citations of Dr. Selley’s commitment and dedication include:
- She is a true patient advocate who started the AIDET initiative to increase patient satisfaction.
- Selley is personable and engages each patient and family member at their level of understanding. She is a natural teacher and empathetic leader.
- Selley will give the shirt off of her back to any patient she comes in contact with regardless of their social situation or ability to pay.
Dr. Selley became the ED Medical Director in 2013. In addition to her responsibilities as ED Medical Director, Dr. Selley spearheads numerous programs and committees at Carteret Health Care, including the Advanced Primary Stroke Care Program.
Dr. Selley is a graduate of the USACS Scholars Program. She earned her medical degree at NOVA Southeastern University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and completed her emergency medicine residency at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine/Lehigh Valley Health Network. Dr. Selley is a 2013 graduate of US Acute Care Solutions’ Scholars Program.
Doctors Day is an annual, national event celebrated at the end of March in which physicians are honored for their dedication and services.