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Credo Award Winner

No matter the situation, Jessica Stroh always finds the right way to show people she cares

By Wayne Wood

"Jessica is an exceptional nurse and one of those people who brings humor and light at just the right moment. This could be to a patient with a difficult diagnosis, a new staff member who is overwhelmed, or a colleague having a tough day."

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Terri Brady is driven to improve mental health services for children

By Nancy Humphrey

"When you get up every day and know the work you do matters, and the people you work with feel the same way, it’s pretty easy to be inspired.”

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Credo Award Winner

Kelley Colvin is passionate about finding employment opportunities for adults with disabilities. Under his leadership, VUMC has become a model for success.  

By Diana Duren

“His dedication and time have resulted in, and will continue to result in, employment opportunities for adults with disabilities at Vanderbilt University Medical Center."

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Elevate Team Award

A cyber-attack caused a worldwide outage to a major payroll system. A VUMC response team made sure employees could still be paid.

By Christina Echegaray

“What’s amazing about VUMC is our ability to pull together and collaborate across teams and really to respond to an incident or an emergency situation."

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Credo Award Winner

Jennifer Emery is used to celebrating patients’ successes in physical therapy. This time, she’s the one being celebrated as a Credo Award winner.

By Leigh MacMillan

“It’s such an honor. You work hard every single day and live by the Credo behaviors — to be recognized for that feels really good.”

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Credo Award Winner

Kristen Kerkhove aims to ease the transition home for palliative care patients

By Nancy Humphrey

“My goal is to make sure our patients have everything they need when they leave the hospital so they can spend their time focusing on what’s important to them.”

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Credo Award Winner

Jenny Leigh sets out each day to make a difference for her fellow nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

Leigh, a nursing education specialist, provides educational support for more than 400 staff members in the NICU

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Credo Award Winner

With a “give-it-your all attitude,” Heather Winters is devoted to helping children reach their full potential

By Nancy Humphrey

As a pediatric occupational therapist, Winters is always thinking how she can better serve the children she encounters each day.

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Credo Award Winner

Suzanne Duckworth recognized for empowering, supporting new nurses and medical assistants

By Matt Batcheldor

"She’s never without a smile or positive comment about her team. She’s genuine in her desire to see others grow and develop and has demonstrated this repeatedly.”

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