Her balanced approached to leadership and focus on support for trainees amid a pandemic earned a Five Pillar Leader Award.
"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.”
The Patterson center’s commitment to providing care is simple – a love for children.
“Whatever it is, we roll up our sleeves and do what’s best for our patients.”
“He has served VUMC and our community as the coronavirus czar selflessly and voluntarily while not decreasing by one clinic visit or call night his load or work productivity.”
“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.”
“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.”
The Five Pillar Leader Award winner honored for her “outstanding and continuous leadership.”
Public recognition is not her thing. But she’s always reminding her staff of the difference they make.