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Author: Nancy Humphrey

Credo Award Winner

Gail Cherry remembers what it’s like being a patient and brings that sensitivity to others

By Nancy Humphrey

“She has a passion for nursing, for the patient and for anybody else in the room with the patient. She’s a beautiful person inside and out.” 

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Employee Spotlight

A Children’s Hospital parking valet taught himself origami art so he could share it with children. For one little boy, that simple gesture means everything.

By Nancy Humphrey

Coming in for treatment is hard for 5-year-old Ollie Faircloth, but seeing valet Mohamed Elshami brings a smile every time. Ollie calls Mohamed his friend. Mohamed calls Ollie his hero.

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Credo Award Winner

Jonathan Dow’s simple gestures, compassion go a long way to help families

By Nancy Humphrey

"His calmness and kindness helps create a culture of encouragement with everyone he comes in contact with."

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Credo Award Winner

Children’s Hospital pharmacy technician Delveen Said keeps focus on caring for families

By Nancy Humphrey

“We don’t know what our customers are going through. It’s my job to have the very best attitude that I can for them.”

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Credo Award Winner

Cheri Frazier’s treatment for a brain tumor, and return to work afterward, illuminates her passion to treat others like family

By Nancy Humphrey

“My philosophy is, I am a patient myself. What if someone is in pain when they call? What if they’re scared? The team does anything we can to help them."

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Employee Spotlight

Moms of the Medical Center

By Nancy Humphrey

Some Vanderbilt employees have another word for a work colleague: Mom

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Seven children of her own, thousands of children at work: Elizabeth Humphreys honored for her leadership of the Children’s Hospital pharmacy.

By Nancy Humphrey

“A role model who always leads by example.”

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VUMC in the Community

When their native Puerto Rico was devastated by hurricanes, these VUMC resident physicians stepped up

By Nancy Humphrey

“We are humbled by the heartfelt love we received from the entire Vanderbilt community"

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