Her small acts of kindness earned her a Credo Award
"He cares for the entire person and doesn’t just perform a job."
"The team focused on the patients. We took a Vanderbilt Credo and extended it and portrayed it for the entire state of Tennessee.”
The first suspected case of COVID-19 was detected in Tennessee March 5. Within four days, the lab team identified a testing platform, obtained reagents and developed and validated the test. By the end of the first 10 days, more than 3,300 tests had been completed.
Stevens said he stays on the lookout for patients who may need some extra help.
"No matter how difficult the task may be, Leslie finds a way to make someone’s life better."
“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."
“I love putting smiles on people’s faces when they don’t have a lot to smile about."
He hopes the software applications and systems he and his team develop work so well that users don’t even notice them.