June 2021 - Progress Notes

UMC & UMCP's Employee Newsletter

2021 Nurse of the Year

Congratulations to Morgan Gamble, 2021 Nurse of the Year! Morgan works in the neuro intensive care unit and has shown exceptional growth-- especially during the pandemic. She has strong leadership skills, superior teamwork, and exemplifies Service is Our Passion. Morgan is not just a shining example of UMC and its culture but is also a magnificent representative of the nursing profession in general.

Perfect Score for 18 Consecutive Years

UMC is so proud of our Food and Nutrition Department for achieving their 18th consecutive perfect city health department inspection!

Certified Medical Assistant Program at Frenship

UMCP has partnered with Frenship High School to offer a Certified Medical Assistant (CMA) course for the upcoming school year, and we cannot be more excited!

It’s a Mask-uerade

UMC knows teachers go above and beyond every day to enrich the lives of children in our community—even more so this last year with having to find new ways to connect with and continue to teach students in the midst of a pandemic. This year, UMC said thank you to the staff of Brown Elementary School on May 26th with a mask-uerade themed Teacher Appreciation Dinner.

UMC Receives the American Cancer Society Transportation Grant

An estimated 133,730 Texas residents will learn they have cancer this year and getting to their scheduled treatment may be one of their greatest roadblocks.

Emergency Center Advanced Practice Providers Spotlight

Our emergency center (EC) Advanced Practice Providers (APP) are specialized to quickly assess and respond to each patient’s physical condition as well as the environmental or emotional factors that may be contributing. They work in a fast-paced environment and are always ready to give the best care to meet the patient's needs. We want to thank our EC Advanced Practice Providers for always being ready to respond to our most urgent cases.


Congratulations Spring Grads!!

Enter our Contest

Answer the questions below (answers are easy if you read the articles) in an email to Kawanna.Mccormick@umchealthsystem.com, and your name will be put into a drawing for a $50 gift card. Good luck! This month’s winner is: DeLana Byrd, Radiology Technician, Mammography

  1. How many consecutive years has the Food and Nutrition Department had a perfect inspection?
  2. Where will the CMA course be held in the second semester?
  3. How many years has UMC hosted an appreciation dinner for Brown Elementary School?
  4. What is purpose of the American Cancer Society Transportation Grant?
  5. How many EC Advanced Practice Providers are there?

Bonus entry: Recognize one of our employee graduates by submitting a Manage Up for them and submit proof in the form of a screenshot or photo.

*To take a screenshot after submitting, press control and print screen at the same time, then right click to paste into your entry email. A photo taken with a cell phone and inserted into an email is acceptable, as well.


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