Dedication, professionalism and teamwork save lives after tragic shooting.
Director, Guest Services and festival attendee
I would meet them every morning in our conference room, and that was my daily therapy.
— Tracy Szymanski, Director of Guest Services and festival attendee
Dr. Kevin Menes
Emergency Room Physician
I put my trust in the team, that they were going to do a good job on the things they normally do every single day, just in a huge-volume situation. And they did more than anybody could ever have expected.
— Dr. Kevin Menes, Emergency room physician
Trauma RN/Sunrise Hospital Emergency Room
All you can do is think of ways to help the patients.
— Julie Huizinga, Trauma RN/Sunrise Hospital Emergency Room
Lead Supervisor, Environmental Services
We worked alone, we worked in pairs and we worked in teams to make sure the doctors and nurses had everything they needed.
— Marcus Thomas, Lead Supervisor, Environmental Services
Chief Nursing Officer
I got a message from my COO…his text read ‘come to hospital now; it is a war.’ That’s when I knew this was severe.
— Kimberly Hatchel, Chief Nursing Officer
For the first 30 minutes my team was taking people out of cars and trucks, getting them to the doctors for assessment and then putting them into the proper area for additional treatment.
— Christian Pangan, Lab Assistant/Phlebotemist
Chief Executive Officer
Within a half hour we had more than 100 doctors in this hospital; more than three dozen surgeons from neurology to cardiology to general to plastic; even four pediatric surgeons came in.
— Todd Sklamberg, Chief Executive Officer
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