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Summer Summer F.
Summer is a second-degree nurse.  The Nurse Residency Program set her up for success to pursue her new career goals!
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Maya C. Maya C.
As a new graduate in the Nurse Residency Program, Maya is constantly learning from her coworkers.
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Ebony Ebony I.
Ebony was able to work immediately after graduating as an LPN by participating in VUMC’s LPN Transition to Practice Program.  She is already working on the next phase of her nursing career.
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Brett Brett Y.
Brett started in the Summer 2012 Nurse Residency Program and is passionate about Shared Governance and continuing his education to further his nursing career.
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Kristi Kiki H.
Kiki kick-started her nursing career with VUMC’s LPN Transition to Practice Program and has since enhanced her career and education.
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Rachel Rachel K.
Rachel earned her first degree in Art History. Shortly thereafter, she witnessed the birth of a baby which made her rethink her career goals.  She returned to school to obtain her BSN then joined Vanderbilt as part of the newly developed VUMC Nurse Residency Program which launched in 2008.
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Chelsea Chelsea L.
Chelsea joined VUMC as a perioperative nurse intern and now works as a Circulator with the Neurosurgery Team.  She is currently pursuing her MSN in Healthcare Leadership.
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Jessica Jessica W.
The foundation for Jessica’s nursing career was built at VUMC.  She participated in the Vanderbilt Experience: Student Nurse Internship Program (VESNIP), became a Nurse Extern in the Medical/Surgical Float Pool, then transitioned into the Nurse Residency Program’s Behavioral Health Track. She is now an APN working with Homeless Health Services.
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