Paula Ciero

Paula Ciero fun toy toolkit puts children at ease during clinic visits

From fidget bracelets to sound tubes to “squishies,” Ciero finds ways to make children smile.

Paula Ciero, CCMA, received the award for Children’s Hospital Outpatient Care.

New awards honor contributions of medical assistants

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has announced that Paula Ciero, CCMA and Jo Ann Kounlavong, RMA have received the inaugural Medical Assistant of the Year awards for 2021.

Paula Ciero and Jo Ann Kounlavong named Medical Assistants of the Year

They were chosen for demonstrating outstanding Credo behaviors, willingness to consistently exceed role expectations and dedication to patients, colleagues and the VUMC community.