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DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. Here are VUMC's latest winners.
"My favorite part of this job is taking care of the people and engaging with our staff and helping them solve problems and achieve professional growth and development.”
“She developed friends everywhere she went in her professional and personal life with her warm and engaging personality," said C. Wright Pinson of the EMS nurse, LifeFlight nurse, physician liaison and singer for the VUMC band Soul Incision.
Thomas Akins was named winner of the Patient and Family Choice Award.
A lot of people worked to save her life and help her recover. Thanks to them, Karen Pinkard is back at work.
She remembers one man who was scared and couldn't rest: “I spent 45 minutes…sitting next to him, holding his hand so he felt safe enough to try to sleep for a little bit."
“He is truly the most positive person and a real example of the Credo.”