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DAISY Award

Patient calls nurse “A light in the darkness,” and other DAISY Award-winning examples of extraordinary nurses (Part 1 of 2)

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. Here are VUMC's latest winners.

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DAISY Award

The patient who said “I knew I was in good hands” and other DAISY Award-winning examples of extraordinary nurses (Part 2 of 2)

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. Here are VUMC's latest winners.

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Elevate Team Award

Patient Flow Discharge Lounge staff wins Elevate Team Award

By Wayne Wood

“This team is fully invested in the vision of creating capacity, so that we can meet the needs of our patients in our community.”

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Patient Spotlight

VUMC nurse Kendra Kilgore received a liver transplant as a teenager. Then her teenage daughter needed one, too.

By Jessica Pasley

Kendra's experince helped her daughter Carissa: "I was able to explain to her from a first-hand view what it was like, not as a nurse, but as someone who went through it."

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DAISY Award

Extraordinary nurses in Labor & Delivery and in ICUs honored with DAISY Awards

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. Here are VUMC's latest winners.

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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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DAISY Award

The nurse came back from Kroger to care for a patient, and other DAISY Award-winning examples of extraordinary nurses.

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. Here are VUMC's latest winners.

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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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Credo Award Winner

Suzanne Duckworth recognized for empowering, supporting new nurses and medical assistants

By Matt Batcheldor

"She’s never without a smile or positive comment about her team. She’s genuine in her desire to see others grow and develop and has demonstrated this repeatedly.”

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