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Credo Award Winner

Credo Award Winner

No detail is too small and no task too big for research administrative officer Mustafa Nateqi

By Christina Echegaray

Nateqi's can-do attitude and dedication earn him a Credo Award.

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Credo Award Winner

A leading authority in ICU-related depression and PTSD, Jim Jackson’s skills have proven especially critical to helping patients during the pandemic

By Bill Snyder

"The last year has been so traumatizing and hard, but to use the skills and knowledge that we have been developing to good effect in the service of others during this difficult season has been meaningful.”

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When VUMC’s COVID-19 unit opened, Leslie Thompson eagerly stepped up to work there. She’d do it again in a heartbeat.

By Jill Clendening

“Someone had to go clean those rooms up, and I’m happy to do whatever I’m asked to do. It comes with the job. I just wanted to help out and be a team player.”

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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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Michelle Kennedy follows the same mantra whether at work or in her personal life: be a good role model and walk the walk.

By Jessica Pasley

“I won’t ask someone to do something I wouldn’t do myself. I try to give 110% every day. Whatever I can do to help people, I will.”

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Chris Terry gets satisfaction from solving patients’ barriers to care long before they become real problems

By Jill Clendening

“Chris’s dedication not only kept the patient from having a potentially bad outcome, but also demonstrates the type of customer service our patients should expect from VUMC.”

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Laresa Jackson’s coworkers are so sorry she won a Credo Award. (Not really)

By Jessica Pasley

Public recognition is not her thing. But she’s always reminding her staff of the difference they make.

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Grace Cronin, known as “Miss Grace,” by patients and families, just earned a Credo Award for her ability to ease concerns and willingness to help out wherever possible.

By Emily Stembridge

“She is a positive influence to all who meet her, and it is a privilege to know such a wonderful physical therapist.”

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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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