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Employee Spotlight

Patients’ stories motivate Lizzie Simonds, the only paramedic working in VUMC’s COVID unit

By Wayne Wood

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."

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Credo Award Winner

After a tornado tore through Thomas Akins’s home in an overnight storm, he was only worried about one thing: getting to work to serve patients and families.

By Paul Govern

“He is truly the most positive person and a real example of the Credo.”

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