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“I love people, I love helping, and I love what I do. Some of the patients who come don’t want to live. Some of them don’t have any support. I let them know, ‘Somebody loves you. You’re loved. You’re worthy of being loved. You’re so special and valued."
"Being a good doctor is meeting people where they are emotionally, physically, intellectually and helping your patient navigate this really complicated health care system that we have. I tell my patients I’m their quarterback and I’m here to help them figure out what the next step should be.”
“As a nurse I always try to think about what I can do, even if it’s just something little that can make a difference to them, make them more comfortable, and keep them in the know about what’s going on with their situation."
“Carla provided great care to my grandmother in her time of need. She made my grandmother feel comfortable and important. She was very nice and outgoing. We were always greeted with a smile from Carla, and she really did make a difference.”
Thomas Akins was named winner of the Patient and Family Choice Award.
Butler-Rawson earns inaugural Patient and Family Choice Award for Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital
Her dedication earned her a Patient and Family Choice Award.
Pam Spencer honored with inaugural Patient and Family Choice Award