b'2022 21As chairman of the Trust Scholarship Committee, Deloge leads discussions HeartfeltTRADITIONS on how to disperse $50,000 a year toward furthering the education of those seeking a career in health care. It is another part of his work with the Concord Hospital Trust that he welcomes. Deloge is also proud of helping the Hospital, through recommending grants, which start programs to improve perinatal care; support the wellness of multiple sclerosis patients; pioneer Emergency Medicalhospital-based dental care; and fund Servicestransportsand distribute automated external a patient su\x1f eringdefi brillators (AEDs) throughout the cardiac arrest with theCity of Concord.aid of a LUCAS device.Concord Hospitals orientation has always been putting the community fi rst, Deloge says. Ive taken care of friends and neighbors, and you want them to get good care. These programs Dr. Ken Deloge(SHOWN INSET ABOVE)at Concord Hospitalhave benefi ted people Ive known Trusts Golf Scramble in 2011 where proceeds raisedpersonally and professionally. Im a went to bringing LUCAS devices to the community. strong believer that you have to pass it on, and supporting the Trust is payback for the opportunities the community and the Hospital have given to me.About fi ve years ago, Deloge foundThe economics of starting a new himself with the chance to be on theprogram are not always easy, so the other end of bringing that technologyTrust has been central for doing that to Concord Hospital patients whenwith quality, he says. I know fi rsthand he was asked to join the Truststhat none of the cardiology programs Stewardship Committee. He currently iswould be going the way they are one of only two physicians serving onwithout the support of the Trust. the Board and enjoys the opportunityHaving been a recipient of benefi ts in to help make decisions that are criticalthe past, its humbling to have a part in to the delivery of care to patients whomaking those decisions.seek treatment in Concord.'