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Five Pillar Leader Award

For Kyla Terhune, communication, compassion and hard work are keys to successful leadership

By Nancy Humphrey

Her balanced approached to leadership and focus on support for trainees amid a pandemic earned a Five Pillar Leader Award.

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Credo Award Winner

A leading authority in ICU-related depression and PTSD, Jim Jackson’s skills have proven especially critical to helping patients during the pandemic

By Bill Snyder

"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.”

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Elevate Team Award

VUMC’s Patterson Child and Family Center team’s dedication to children never waivers. Not even during a pandemic or snowstorm.

By Emily Stembridge

The Patterson center’s commitment to providing care is simple – a love for children.

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Credo Award Winner

Opening a new patient care unit requires months of planning. Devin Bunch helped open the COVID-19 ICU in just a matter of days.

By Nancy Humphrey

“Whatever it is, we roll up our sleeves and do what’s best for our patients.”

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Five Pillar Leader Award

VUMC’s Alex Jahangir became Nashville’s coronavirus czar, all while never missing a beat in his day job.

By Matt Batcheldor

“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.”

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Credo Award Winner

Michelle Kennedy follows the same mantra whether at work or in her personal life: be a good role model and walk the walk.

By Jessica Pasley

“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.”

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Credo Award Winner

Chris Terry gets satisfaction from solving patients’ barriers to care long before they become real problems

By Jill Clendening

“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.”

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Kim Isenberg stepped up to help guide Children’s Hospital through the worst days of the pandemic

By Nancy Humphrey

The Five Pillar Leader Award winner honored for her “outstanding and continuous leadership.”

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Credo Award Winner

Laresa Jackson’s coworkers are so sorry she won a Credo Award. (Not really)

By Jessica Pasley

Public recognition is not her thing. But she’s always reminding her staff of the difference they make.

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