Lori Jones, MD (CA-3) and Reade Tillman, MD (CA-2)

Lori did an outstanding job managing an extremely busy call night. She remained calm and focused while personally caring for a trauma patient and running the floor. Reade managed a busy night of cases and an unanticipated scenario with confidence and ease. It was great to know that I could count on them! – Jeanna Blitz, MD

Stacey HiltonLori Jones, MD (CA-3) and Reade Tillman, MD (CA-2)
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John McManigle, MD

I want to recognize John McManigle for creating a tool that has greatly improved communication and daily workflow for faculty and trainees. It is these small changes that compound over time and allows providers to focus and direct energy to patient care rather than mundane tasks. – Angela Pollak, MD

Stacey HiltonJohn McManigle, MD
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CRNAs Rebekah Hardin, Nick Robbins and John Thomas, Drs. Andrew Peery (neuro attending), Sawyer Naze (cardiac fellow) and Sara Feldman (CA-1 resident).

Double fist bumps to this entire team of folks for their timely help and support during a critical intraoperative event. Though we usually work in the ORs individually as CRNAs, trainees and anesthesiologists, it’s deeply reassuring to know that backup is only moments away, particularly when a patient needs immediate intervention. Many thanks to you all – you helped save a life, and to quote an ancient saying, “To save one life is to save an entire world.” – Miles Berger, MD

Stacey HiltonCRNAs Rebekah Hardin, Nick Robbins and John Thomas, Drs. Andrew Peery (neuro attending), Sawyer Naze (cardiac fellow) and Sara Feldman (CA-1 resident).
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Derek Nelsen, MD (CA-3)

Thank you, Derek, for taking the time to assist us with our emergency case after you finished your pain service rounds. Derek identified a patient in the ICU who needed emergency surgery, called to alert us, and even intubated the patient at bedside. We are so grateful for your professionalism and dedication to your patients and colleagues. – Jeanna Blitz, MD and Andre Jacobsen, MD

Stacey HiltonDerek Nelsen, MD (CA-3)
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Joshua Dooley, MD

A fist bump for Dr. Joshua Dooley after witnessing a beautiful moment – a colleague approached him and asked if she could give him a thank you. She handed him a little blue ribbon with a note that read “You’re the best. You take such great care of our patients and then you walk away and the patients tell us nurses how much they love you. We want you to know how we all feel about you.” Then she said, “You are the perfect example of knowledge, excellence and kindness.” This was truly a touching moment and what we all aspire to make our patients and colleagues feel. My colleague’s observations of Dr. Dooley were touching and inspiring and I wanted to share this moment. – Marie-Louise Meng, MD

Stacey HiltonJoshua Dooley, MD
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Kira Bruck, CRNA, Nate Erskine, MD (CA-1), Erin Manning, MD, Chris Nicholls, CRNA, Jason Stearns, MD (CA-3)

This was truly a team effort! We had an abrupting placenta accreta patient present to L&D in unstable condition necessitating an emergent ex-lap with activation of massive transfusion protocol. Dr. Manning sent up the COVID airway team (Chris and Kira) who helped me with a 4+ hour ex-lap, transfusing the patient 40+ units of products and keeping her stable. This was followed by VIR for embolization of the uterine arteries on this same patient, this time with the help of Dr. Stearns. Dr. Erskine, meanwhile, ensured that the rest of L&D continued to be cared for. Great job! – Mary Yurashevich, MD

Stacey HiltonKira Bruck, CRNA, Nate Erskine, MD (CA-1), Erin Manning, MD, Chris Nicholls, CRNA, Jason Stearns, MD (CA-3)
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