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Author: Matt Batcheldor

In memoriam

There is a bell on the transplant unit. It rings in celebration — and memory

By Matt Batcheldor

Coleen Leszczynski's family dedicated the bell, to be rung every time a transplant patient leaves the hospital

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DAISY Award

Second quarter 2021 DAISY Awards honor extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries

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Employee Spotlight

“Why on earth would I not do this?”

By Matt Batcheldor

Sarah Osman works in the Transplant Pharmacy. She heard that Nathan Horton, her boss from a previous job, needed a kidney. She immediately offered one of hers.

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Five Pillar Leader Award

VUMC’s Alex Jahangir became Nashville’s coronavirus czar, all while never missing a beat in his day job.

By Matt Batcheldor

“He has served VUMC and our community as the coronavirus czar selflessly and voluntarily while not decreasing by one clinic visit or call night his load or work productivity.”

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Patient Spotlight

Marcus Trammell almost died on his way to pick up some pandemic takeout. A year later, his amazing rehab journey continues.

By Matt Batcheldor

The long way back from the turn lane in front of Dino's Bar and Grill

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Employee Spotlight

Songs written by Palliative Care Unit caregivers reflect uncertain times and offer a reminder: “Take Good Care”

By Matt Batcheldor

Five songs providing a snapshot of how the pandemic year felt on the patient care front lines

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DAISY Award

First quarter 2021 DAISY Awards honor extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries

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Credo Award Winner

Driven by passion and persistence, Kim Arnold goes above and beyond to help patients

By Matt Batcheldor

“Her service and love for our patients translates directly with her quality of work.”

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DAISY Award

Fourth quarter DAISY Awards honor extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries

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