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Elevate Team Award

Children’s Hospital PACU Prescription Workflow Team improves patient experience, wins Elevate Team Award

By Christina Echegaray

A combination of "incredible service and safer medication delivery"

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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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Five Pillar Leader Award

Kathy Moss “always dreamed of being a nurse.” Now, she leads a staff of 200 dedicated to quality patient care.

By Jessica Pasley

Kathy Moss remembers the days when she and her sister spent hours practicing running a doctor’s office. Their dolls and stuffed animals served as patients.

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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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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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Credo Award Winner

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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Credo Award Winner

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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Credo Award Winner

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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