Five Pillar Leader Award

Vanessa Marlowe strives to create “caring connections” with patients and her colleagues

Marlowe recognized with VUMC Five Pillar Leader Award for her work

Five Pillar Award recipient Gaye Smith on meetings, respect and one of her proudest accomplishments in 19 years at VUMC

“Respecting every human is essential to being a good human and a good manager.”

For Ali Grubbs, leadership means mentoring and empowering every employee

“My favorite part of this job is taking care of the people and engaging with our staff and helping them solve problems and achieve professional growth and development.”

Lori Rolando sets an example of working hard but protecting work-life balance

For her work, the Occupational Health Clinic Director was recognized with a Five Pillar Leader Award.

Terri Brady is driven to improve mental health services for children

“When you get up every day and know the work you do matters, and the people you work with feel the same way, it’s pretty easy to be inspired.”

Lou Kaelin never asks her team to do a job she has not done herself.

“Her dedication and service to VUMC, her staff and her patients cannot be measured. I feel honored to have worked with her.”

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