March 2021 – Progress Notes

UMC & UMCP's Employee Newsletter

  • LBK Network

    The First Health System to Join the LBK Community Network

    Safety / Quality

  • MTM Clinic

    Pharmacy Savings for UMC Heroes

  • UMC Family and Children's Clinic

    Groundbreaking of Brand New UMC Family and Children's Clinic


  • Home Health

    UMC Home Health & Hospice Is Now Accepting Patients


  • Jackie Buck

    Thank you for 40 Years of Service, Jackie Buck


  • UMC Always Nurse

    Always Nurse Celebration


  • Peer Support Team

    Our Peer Support Team Always Has Your Back


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: Mary Smiley, HUC - Health Unit Coordinator, STAR Center

  1. How many patients has UMC social services connected to services in the LBK Community Network?
  2. What does an MTM Clinic do?
  3. When does the new UMC Family and Children's Clinic open?
  4. Who are the two nurses that received top awards at the Always Nurse event?
  5. Name three of the services UMC Peer Support team offers.

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

    Holly, Carrie

    Carrie Holly, PT, DPT

    UMC Team Rehab

    A former patient of Carrie’s with Parkinson’s needed a wheelchair evaluation but had no means of transportation to her appointment. Carrie graciously volunteered to go to the patient’s home to assist her and take her to her evaluation. She then went a step further and offered to help her pick up any items she may need in the future.
  • Attending of the Month

    Gray, Chad MD

    Chad Gray, MD

    UMC Emergency Center

    Dr. Gray is always so positive and uplifting. He treats everyone with empathy and compassion no matter what. Thank you, Dr. Gray, for always going above and beyond for not only your patients but your nurses and fellow staff, too
  • House Staff of the Month

    Sly, Zhaunn

    Zhaunn Sly, MD

    TTUHSC, Division of Cardiology

    Dr. Sly is a wonderful doctor. The night that stands out is when he got several admits while helping a deteriorating patient. He checked on the critical patient all night and made sure we had the tools needed to give the patient what she needed.
  • Advanced Practice Provider of the Quarter

    Decker, Tiffany

    Tiffany Decker, NP

    Neonatal ICU

    A baby was born via c-section with his cord wrapped around his belly twice and required a stay in the NICU. The quick response and support of Tiffany and her team helped this family during a very stressful time.
All Star
Brown, Katie

Kati Brown, MSN, RNC-OB

Family Birth Center

Barr, Cody

Cody Barr


Norris, Rhonda

Rhonda Norris, RN


Forrester, Jessica

Jessica Forrester, BSN, RN


Garcia, Emily

Emily Garcia, MSN, RN, CCRN

Neuro ICU

Carolina Cantu

Carolina Cantu, BSN, RN

Burn ICU

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