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Credo Award Winner

Compassion, advocacy for patients with visual impairment put Eye Institute employee Janet Lemonis in the spotlight

By Tavia Smith

Photo by Susan Urmy Janet Lemonis goes above and beyond to accommodate and advocate for…

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Credo Award Winner

Doing his own colonoscopy made Christopher Lind a legend. But his commitment to patients and families is also legendary.

By Leigh MacMillan

“The cultural change of having a respected, practicing physician serve as a Patient and Family Advisory Council member has been invaluable.”

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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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Childhood tragedies forged a compassionate heart in Rhonda Ashley-Dixon

By Jill Clendening

Her passion and dedication provide guidance to patients, families and providers at Vanderbilt Behavioral Health.

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Former DJ Kelvin Jones stays in the groove making sure clinicians and patients have the supplies they need

By Christina Echegaray

As a lead supply technician for VUMC, Jones knows the work his 15-member team performs daily is vital to support doctors and nurses capabilities to carry out procedures.

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Sue Christian was kicked in the head by a horse. She decided to go into healthcare — for humans.

By Paul Govern

Her dedication to teamwork and problem-solving make her a go-to person in Anesthesiology.

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Tonya Remington, LPN, excels in all five General Surgery clinics

By Christina Echegaray

“We provide excellence in healthcare, research and education. We treat others as we wish to be treated. We continuously evaluate and improve our performance.”

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Center for Health Information Management’s Phronda Buckley goes above and beyond to help others

By Christina Echegaray

“We provide excellence in healthcare, research and education. We treat others as we wish to be treated. We continuously evaluate and improve our performance.”

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Rose Tinch Calvert of Spina Bifida Clinic shows dedication to families

By Christina Echegaray

“We provide excellence in healthcare, research and education. We treat others as we wish to be treated. We continuously evaluate and improve our performance.”

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