January 2021 – Progress Notes

UMC & UMCP's Employee Newsletter

  • You Spoke, We Listened

    You Spoke, We Listened


  • BICOE Accreditation

    Best in Breast Imaging


  • Parking Garage Updates

    Safety is Our Priority


  • COVID Vaccines for Employees

    Vaccines for #UMCHeroes


  • About CRNAs

    Happy CRNA Week!


  • Christmas Cheer for COVID patients

    Christmas Cheer for COVID Patients


  • Partners in Education

    Partners in Education


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: Renae Yates, MSN, RN, CIC, Director, Infection Prevention & Control/Employee Health/Skin Care Services.

  1. What does the ACR Breast Imaging Center of Excellence designation mean?
  2. Name 3 of the updates being made to the parking garage to enhance your safety.
  3. How many COVID vaccines did UMC provide to employees and the community?
  4. What are CRNAs primary responsibilities at UMC?

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

    Isaac Ramirez, BSN, RN-BC

    Isaac Ramirez, BSN, RN-BC

    5 West

    Isaac was caring for a patient who received a terminal  cancer diagnosis. When Isaac learned of the new prognosis, he purchased a beautiful card and had all of the nurses  sign it. Isaac arrived to his shift early the next day to bring  the patient and his wife Sonic and a gift card! Isaac is always compassionate and selfless; he truly cares for his patients  on a different level!
  • Attending of the Month

    Anupa Patel, MD

    Anupa Patel, MD

    Texas Tech Physicians, Hospital Medicine

    Dr. Patel has a true caring attitude and an infectious smile! She takes time to visit with all of her patients every day and makes herself available for them at all times.  Dr. Patel is also extremely approachable and gives nurses time to express their concerns. We appreciate the positive light you bring  to work!
  • House Staff of the Month

    Amr Ismail, MD

    Amr Ismail - MD

    TTUHSC Division of Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care

    Dr. Ismail is an amazing, skilled physician and an even better person! He has such a great bedside manner with patients, family members and staff. Dr. Ismail is always willing to go above and beyond for the patients and staff! Your helpfulness and kindness does not go unnoticed!
All Star
Carolina Cantu, BSN, RN

Carolina Cantu, BSN, RN


Diego Rivera

Diego Rivera


Kim Meeks, MSN, RN

Kim Meeks, MSN, RN





Danny Ryan Jobe, BSN, RN

Danny Ryan Jobe, BSN, RN

Neuro ICU

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