April 2021 – Progress Notes

UMC & UMCP's Employee Newsletter

  • Hero Walk

    Thank You, UMC Heroes, for A Year of Battle


  • MICU Why

    MICU Why


  • Advanced Illness Nurses

    Advanced Illness Nurses Spotlight


  • Prevention Ceremony

    UMC Taking A Stand Against Child Abuse


  • Thirty Minute Club

    UMC Thirty Minute Club: Empowering Employees


  • Addy 2021

    ADDY’s at the Drive-In

    ADDY’s at the Drive-In

  • Difference in Care

    Meet UMC Hospitalist Advanced Practice Providers


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. What is MICU’s why?
  2. Who are the nurses that make up our Advanced Illness Nurses team?
  3. In Lubbock County, how many children per day become confirmed victims of abuse and neglect?
  4. Who do you contact if you want to be a member of the Thirty Minute Club?
  5. Name one of the Gold ADDY Awards UMC marketing won.

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 2022
HG Outstanding Patient Experience 2022
Best Hospitals Women's Choice Award for Patient Experience, Mammogram center, Cancer Care, and Women's Services 2022
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