A terrifying tale from her first weekend on call.
She loves her job at VUMC, but it can be stressful. She gets home from work, heads to the barn, and the stress melts away.
“I don’t feel 90. And people say they don’t think that I am 90. So, I think I must be doing OK.”
Frank Nix of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit finds a way to connect with patient families with his custom face covers
She remembers one man who was scared and couldn't rest: “I spent 45 minutes…sitting next to him, holding his hand so he felt safe enough to try to sleep for a little bit."
Camille Allison and Tyler Deresky didn't learn much about policy or parking permits, but orientation was the start of something beautiful
“We will always advocate for our patients in any way we can. It’s just what we do.”
Cards from local schoolchildren bring special greetings, including "You deserve 100 million candy canes."
Photographs by Donn Jones, Erin O. Smith and Susan Urmy