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Author: Kathy Whitney

VUMC in the Community

Before COVID, 90-year-old Bobby Hamm walked at 100 Oaks every day. His friends from the Dermatology clinic sent him a “missing you” gift.

By Kathy Whitney

Since his wife died several years ago, his daily walk was a way to stay connected to other people.

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Elevate Team Award

Office of Outpatient Referral Assistance wins Elevate Team Award

By Kathy Whitney

“They always go above and beyond to help me with getting approval or redirecting patients. No matter how busy they are, they are willing to stop and help me."

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Rob Hood, recognized as top leader, gives all the credit to his team

By Kathy Whitney

"So much of what our team has succeeded in is owed to Dr. Hood’s immeasurable support and wisdom."

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Credo Award Winner

Marchelle Alexander has a “secret” technique to help upset patients feel better: she listens

By Kathy Whitney

Photo by Susan Urmy Marchelle Alexander can spot unhappy customers before they reach her office…

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Patient Spotlight

Nurse saves baby born in back seat of car in Medical Center East parking lot

By Kathy Whitney

Elijah Youssef will have quite a story to tell about the day he came into the world.

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