June 2019 – Progress Notes

UMC & UMCP's Employee Newsletter

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    Celebrating the Brave Survivors


  • 40-Years-ProgressNotes02

    40 Years of Service: Josie Cantu


  • EMS-Whisperwood_cover

    Calm in the Midst of a Storm


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    UMC Ambassador Stories


  • CJR_cover

    Top of our CJR Game


  • Miracles_cover

    36 Years of Miracles


  • Congrats-Grads_cover-edit

    Spring 2019 Graduates


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! Last month's winner was Landon Hood, Service Development.

  1. When was National Cancer Survivor Day, and what did UMC do for cancer survivors treated at our cancer center?
  2. Name one of the UMC EMS resources utilized by Whisperwood Nursing Home during a power outage cause by a storm.
  3. How many years has UMC come under target price for our Comprehensive Joint Replacement model program?
  4. How much did the Children’s Miracle Network raise up until our Celebration Broadcast this year?

Bonus entry: Recognize someone for a job well done on our Manage Up page 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


    Linda Kaye Wingfield, BSN, RN

    UMC Case Management

    Linda Kaye was the case manager for a severely injured patient. After discovering the patient and his girlfriend were expecting their first child, she made handprints of him for the family and child to remember him by. Thank you for showing what UMC culture is all about!
  • Attending of the Month


    Brenda Martinez, MD

    UMC Pediatric Emergency Medicine

    Dr. Martinez has cared for my son a few times now. Every time, she takes such amazing care of him! We are thankful for her.
  • House Staff of the Month


    Robert Polak, MD

    TTUHSC Dept. of Surgery

    Dr. Polak is the epitome of a great caregiver. He shows compassion in all he does and really makes patients feel cared for.
  • Advanced Practice Provider of the Quarter


    Heather Douglas, MPAS, PA-C

    UMC Internal Medicine

    Heather is the kind of provider that makes you feel like a close friend. In addition to helping patients heal, she is a great listener and a genuine hugger.
All Star

Alex Garcia

Utilities Management


Hannah Hohenberger

Nursing Support Services


Benjamin Rantz



Kelli Barrera & Mikaela Salinas



Frankie Hays, RN

3 West

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