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Credo Award Winner

No matter the situation, Jessica Stroh always finds the right way to show people she cares

By Wayne Wood

"Jessica is an exceptional nurse and one of those people who brings humor and light at just the right moment. This could be to a patient with a difficult diagnosis, a new staff member who is overwhelmed, or a colleague having a tough day."

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Elevate Team Award

VUH’s Radiology Command Center Team earns award for quick action to address contrast imaging global supply shortage

By Kathy Whitney

The team's quick actions meant contrast imaging studies were reserved for people with emergent health situations, like heart attacks and strokes.

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Terri Brady is driven to improve mental health services for children

By Nancy Humphrey

"When you get up every day and know the work you do matters, and the people you work with feel the same way, it’s pretty easy to be inspired.”

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Credo Award Winner

Kelley Colvin is passionate about finding employment opportunities for adults with disabilities. Under his leadership, VUMC has become a model for success.  

By Diana Duren

“His dedication and time have resulted in, and will continue to result in, employment opportunities for adults with disabilities at Vanderbilt University Medical Center."

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Credo Award Winner

Jennifer Emery is used to celebrating patients’ successes in physical therapy. This time, she’s the one being celebrated as a Credo Award winner.

By Leigh MacMillan

“It’s such an honor. You work hard every single day and live by the Credo behaviors — to be recognized for that feels really good.”

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Credo Award Winner

Kristen Kerkhove aims to ease the transition home for palliative care patients

By Nancy Humphrey

“My goal is to make sure our patients have everything they need when they leave the hospital so they can spend their time focusing on what’s important to them.”

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Elevate Team Award

The Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Clinics team makes COVID-19 health care personal

By Bill Snyder

“I don’t know that you get any more personal than giving somebody back their life.”

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Credo Award Winner

Jenny Leigh sets out each day to make a difference for her fellow nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

Leigh, a nursing education specialist, provides educational support for more than 400 staff members in the NICU

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Lou Kaelin never asks her team to do a job she has not done herself.

By Emily Stembridge

“Her dedication and service to VUMC, her staff and her patients cannot be measured. I feel honored to have worked with her.”

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