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Author: Nancy Humphrey

Credo Award Winner

Lisa Bond, master surgery scheduler, helps thousands of people achieve better hearing each year

By Nancy Humphrey

Surgery scheduling is not as simple as looking at one calendar and picking a day. But Bond makes it her mission to ensure everyone is happy.

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Employee Spotlight

Neurosurgery resident David Voce competes on new season of “Survivor”

By Nancy Humphrey

Stamina and focus are key to neurosurgery; how much will they help him on the island?

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Five Pillar Leader Award

For Kyla Terhune, communication, compassion and hard work are keys to successful leadership

By Nancy Humphrey

Her balanced approached to leadership and focus on support for trainees amid a pandemic earned a Five Pillar Leader Award.

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Employee Spotlight

VUMC nurse Tamara Slagle was losing her sight. A cornea transplant allowed her to keep the job she loves.

By Nancy Humphrey

“My day-to-day living has gotten easier, and my job too.”

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Credo Award Winner

Opening a new patient care unit requires months of planning. Devin Bunch helped open the COVID-19 ICU in just a matter of days.

By Nancy Humphrey

“Whatever it is, we roll up our sleeves and do what’s best for our patients.”

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Kim Isenberg stepped up to help guide Children’s Hospital through the worst days of the pandemic

By Nancy Humphrey

The Five Pillar Leader Award winner honored for her “outstanding and continuous leadership.”

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Credo Award Winner

Johnny Wedderburn’s positivity, kindness and innovation help patients become independent again

By Nancy Humphrey

"He cares for the entire person and doesn’t just perform a job."

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Patient Spotlight

“Tough guy” actor gets tender care at VUMC

By Nancy Humphrey

He's been a villain on "Weeds" and "Queen of the South"; he says his health care team members are heroes

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Credo Award Winner

From organizing ugly sweater parties to serving as a guide for new international students, Jennifer Craker does it all.

By Nancy Humphrey

“I’ve worked in four institutions with a ton of people in a role like hers, and I’ve never encountered anyone even close to her caliber.”

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