September 2019 - Progress Notes

UMC & UMCP's Employee Newsletter

  • Different Name, Same Great Care

    Different Name, Same Great Care


  • 2019 UMC Ambassador

    UMC Ambassador Stories: Jesse Cruz


  • Safe kids

    Supporting a Safe Community


  • UMC_AlwaysNurse_cover-edit

    Always Nurse


  • Congrats-Grads_cover-edit

    August 2019 Graduates


  • blood-drive-cover-edit

    Blood Drive Success


  • Physician_Banquet_cover-edit

    Honoring Our Physicians


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 Stephanie Besco, MICU.

  1. What did the UMC Southwest Cancer Center change its name to?
  2. What services does the UMC Adult Oncology Symptom Management Clinic offer?
  3. Who are our two “Always” nurses with top recognition?
  4. How many units of blood did we collect at both locations during our blood drive?

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.


  • Advanced Practice Provider of the Quarter


    Clayton Womack, NP

    TTUHSC Nurse Practitioner, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

    "Clayton is a wonderful provider who gives excellent care, comfort and support to pediatric patients and their families. He is quick to give details and is always available to answer questions. He makes every scary situation better!" 
  • Attending of the Month

    Victor Test

    Victor Test, MD

    Texas Tech Physicians, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

    "Dr. Test takes service to our patients to the next level, always making sure a patient is deeply comforted in whatever they are facing! Beyond that, he is an advocate for nursing staff and an asset to this community." 
  • Employee of the Month


    Alex Garcia

    Utilities Management

    "Alex is always eager to share his gift of music with our patients! Most recently, he has played for our cancer patients multiple times. We are so thankful for him and his willingness to make this difference in our patients' lives."
  • House Staff of the Month

    Rahul Varman

    Rahul Varman, MD

    TTUSHC Dept. of Otolaryngology

    "Dr. Yarman recently came back to see a patient, after finishing up and leaving for the day. He thoroughly explained diagnosis, discharge plan and medications so the patient would feel comfortable going home. He truly makes a difference with his care!" 
All Star
Bruce Mitchell

Bruce Mitchell



Krista Jeffcoat

Cardiac & Pulmonary Rehab


Joe Berumen, Alex Garcia, Sandra Scherpereel, FNP; Mona Escalon, MSN, RN, CCRN; Jessica Bullock, MSN, RN


Amber Williams, PT, DPT; Heather Beaugh, LOT, MOT; Nathalie Geddie, PT

Carolyn Franco

Carolyn Franco, RN


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