May 2021 – Progress Notes

  • 2021 Nurses Week

    We Love Our Nurses


  • brand new childrens emergency center

    Brand New Children’s Emergency Center is Now Open


  • Women's Choice Award

    Your Continued Success


  • Healthgrades Award Cover

    Healthgrades 2021 Outstanding Patient Experience Award™


  • NICU nurse cover

    Neonatal Nurse Practitioners Spotlight


  • Region's Burn Center

    Reverified as the Region’s Burn Center

    Safety/ Quality

  • zero heroes cover

    Zero Heroes

    Safety/ Quality

Enter our Contest

Answer the questions below (answers are easy if you read the articles) in an email to, and your name will be put into a drawing for a $50 gift card. Good luck! This month's winner is: Dolores Kotulek, CPhT/Reimbursement Coordinator/Patient Advocate

  1. Who won the 2021 Nurse of the Year award?
  2. How many pedi beds and trauma beds are in the new Children’s Emergency Center?
  3. What did UMC rank out of the 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience by the Women’s Choice Award®?
  4. How long has UMC has been reverified at the regions burn center?

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. 


  • Employee of the Month

    Rivera, Diego

    Diego Rivera, EC Tech

    Emergency Center

    Diego goes out of his way to help every nurse. One night, there was a patient in the Emergency Center who had a history of dementia and was COVID positive. The patient mentioned wanting a haircut. Diego found some scissors to give the man a haircut while playing music and speaking with him. Thank you Diego for your act of service and your willingness to do anything for our patients and staff.
  • Attending of the Month

    Chaudhuri, Kallol

    Kallol Chaudhuri, MD, PhD, FAAP

    Texas Tech Physicians, Anesthesiology

    Dr. Chaudhuri went out of his way to show empathy to a patient in post-surgery. The
    patient woke up overwhelmed, and Dr. Chaudhuri accommodated him with such
    empathy and compassion. He is the kind of doctor everyone hopes for!
  • House Staff of the Month

    Bueso, Tulio

    Tulio Bueso, MD

    TTUHSC, Department of Neurology

    Dr. Bueso takes time to talk to his patients and their families to explain the prognosis in an
    understandable way. He is willing to be called anytime if there are more questions from the
    patient or family. He is a patient advocate, and gives amazing care.
All Star
Chapa, Jada

Jada Chapa, RN

Family Care Unit

Jenkins, Marvin

Marvin Jenkins

Food Services

Emergency Center - Melissa and Teresa


Emergency Center

Garcia, Emily

Emily Garcia, MSN, RN, CCRN

Neuro ICU

Sheena Helm, BSN, RN

Sheena Helm, BSN, RN


Best Companies to Work for in Texas 2021
Women's choice award
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