National Women Physician Day: Celebrating today, paving the way for tomorrow

Today, on National Women Physician Day, we pause to reflect on the past, celebrate the present and look toward the future of women in medicine. The reason we’re celebrating on this day is because it’s the birthday of Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman in America to receive a medical degree. Blackwell, a pioneer in promoting … Continue reading National Women Physician Day: Celebrating today, paving the way for tomorrow

Volunteer program celebrates 50 years of service

From a young age, Nancy Zimmerman, now manager of volunteer services at Scott & White Medical Center – Temple, remembers looking forward to seeing the “ladies in the yellow dresses” when she would visit the hospital. Once known as “The Yellow Birds” for their yellow uniforms and cheerful attitudes, the volunteers — who now wear … Continue reading Volunteer program celebrates 50 years of service

Healing with hope: Chaplain shares message of unity following Hurricane Harvey

As we continue to witness the destruction and despair caused by Hurricane Harvey, I wanted to share a few thoughts for those of us left grappling with how we can help. We face so many difficulties and challenges ahead — and so many opportunities to show kindness to one another. I’m inspired by the goodness … Continue reading Healing with hope: Chaplain shares message of unity following Hurricane Harvey