Gratitude is healing: Honor your Hero


Expressing gratitude is healing, both for the giver and for the recipient. We invite you to share your gratitude in 2023 through our Banner Health Hero program. Your gift honors the health care heroes who made life better during your or a loved one’s stay in one of our medical centers and supports patient programs and services. Each Banner Health Hero receives a lapel pin to wear proudly and a certificate commemorating the honor. The Banner Health Hero award is presented by the employee’s supervisor during a shift or team meeting, bringing positive attention to your Hero among peers.

Did someone at Banner Health make sure you were especially comfortable? Provide excellent patient care? Share a laugh when you needed it most? Genuinely listen to your concerns?

Meet some of our Heroes

Dr. Amy Jo Overlin

Dr. Amy Jo Overlin is an Orthopedic Physician specializing in Sports Medicine. She is part of the team leading the development of Banner Sports Medicine Scottsdale, opening this summer.

Dr. Overlin graudted from Indiana University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in Family Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She completed fellowship training in Sports Medicine at St. Joseph’s Hospital and Medical Center.

“I believe in providing all patients with exceptional sports medicine care with an emphasis on helping my patients reach their individual goals, whether that’s returning to an active lifestyle or competing at the professional level for their sport,” says Dr. Overlin. “I accomplish this by actively listening to my patient’s needs and formulating an individualized plan that incorporates evidence best medicine, best practices and over a decade and a half of treating athletes of all ages and abilities.”

The patient who most recently honored Dr. Overlin said “She provides the same excellent care to community patients as she does to professional athletes.” 

Dr. Alka Bennion

Dr. Alka Bennion in an OB/GYN who specializes in Minimally Invasive Gynecological Surgery and practices at Banner Health Center Greenway.

Dr. Bennion graduated from Creighton University School of Medicine and completed her residency training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Akron General Medical Center.

“I strive to provide attentive, personalized and compassionate high-quality care to my patients.,” says Dr. Bennion. The grateful patient who honored her said “Dr. Bennion, is excellent in her field. She is very compassionate to the needs of her patients.”

Honor your Hero

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