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  • Way to Go, Career Ladder Recipients
    Congratulations to our April 2021 to April 2022 Career Ladder Recipients! Thank you for always showing your passion to care for community!
  • UMCP Clinic Spotlight - UMC Gastroenterology at MOP I
    UMC Health System has fellowship-trained gastroenterologists who provide the highest level of comprehensive care for a variety of gastrointestinal conditions. UMC Gastroenterology at MOP I is one of the few locations that offer amazing care to our community. Dr. Das is an accomplished Board-Certified Advanced Gastroenterologist with a goal of providing passionate and patient-centered care.
  • 40-Year-Employee Spotlight - Sandra Reyes
    Sandra Reyes has been with UMC for 40 years, and we are so thankful for her service! Read below to hear more about Rosalyn and why she loves UMC and continues to work for us.
  • UMC Undy Run
    This year marks the first year for the UMC Undy Run, which is a fundraiser that raises awareness for Colon Cancer.
  • UMC Children’s Hospital Bunco Brunch
    Charles Cypert was born with severe Cleft Lip and Palate. Faced with the challenge of either going to a larger city for Charles’ surgeries or staying in Lubbock, parents Sarah and Wade Cypert decided to put their trust in UMC Health System.
  • Newsweek Award
    UMC Health System is the only hospital in Lubbock, Texas to rank in the list of Newsweek's 4th annual World’s Best Hospitals 2022 which recognizes the best medical institutions across 27 countries.
  • Together We Stand
    UMC held the annual Pinwheel Ceremony in honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month. In Lubbock County, an average of 3 children per day become confirmed victims of abuse and neglect. On April 1, UMC Children’s Hospital hosted “Pinwheels for Prevention” to raise awareness for child abuse and neglect.
  • A UMCP Celebration
    On February 25, UMCP rolled in the dice at their annual banquet which was Las Vegas themed! This event celebrates their great year as well as highlights the UMCP clinics and providers. Below is the list of award winners!
  • UMC Purchasing Awarded Best 50
    UMC’s purchasing department has once again been recognized as “Best 50” by Global Healthcare Exchange (GHX) for the 2021 year. The “Best 50” honorees stand out amongst North America’s premier hospitals for their ability to demonstrate improved performance and drive down costs through supply chain automation.
  • UMC Awarded Lab Certificate
    UMC was recently re-accredited with a lab certificate by the College of American Pathologists (CAP). This program focuses on continuous improvement, patient care and safety.
  • 40-Year Employee Spotlight
    Rosalyn Frater has been with UMC for 40 years, and we are so thankful for her service! Read below to hear more about Rosalyn and why she loves UMC and continues to work for us.
  • Babies on Board
    While they may be our smallest patients, NICU babies need big time care. UMC’s new state-of-the-art NICU ambulance is just one way that UMC is showing our community that we strive to give all our patients, big or small, the care they deserve.
  • Honor Garden
    On January 20, UMC unveiled the Honor Garden located in the courtyard of the main building. The Garden serves as a tribute to those we lost, those we saved, and to the staff who fought and cared for those with COVID-19.
  • UMC Cares
    As we move into the winter season, we know how hectic West Texas roads can get when it snows. This is why UMC implemented the 4x4 program a few years back to help UMC employees get to work safely during icy conditions.
  • UMC Clinic Spotlight: UMC Family Medicine at Freedom Clinic
    UMC Family Medicine at Freedom Clinic has been serving the community since February 1993. Robert Martinez, FNP-C has been caring for patients since the very beginning of Freedom Clinic. Benita Hernandez, FNP-C joined Freedom Clinic in November 2020. She came over from UMC’s Emergency Center where she had worked since 2014.
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