Make It: Real Heroes Don’t Complain. They Solve Problems

Dr. Eric McClendon and Amanda Edwards
Dr. Eric McClendon and Amanda Edwards, RN talk with Ray Pinnix of Maben at BMG-Columbus Cardiovascular Care on May 27. Pinnix was the first transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TAVR) patient at Baptist Golden Triangle. McClendon and thoracic surgeon Dr. Stewart Horsley performed the procedure on May 17 Courtesy: Baptist Memorial Hospital
Brianna Cooper
Brianna Cooper, Registered Dietician in Cardiac Rehab and Cancer Center has been making a difference every day at Baptist for 3 years. She said: "I love building relationships with patients while helping them understand the role that nutrition plays related to their diagnosis." Courtesy: Baptist Memorial Hospital
Sharon Bowen
Sharon Bowen, RN, has been dedicated to her patients and her profession. As asked the reason, she replied: "I feel a sense of pride knowing that I may have helped someone through a difficult time in their life. BMH-GT is like my second family." Courtesy: Baptist Memorial Hospital
Jessica Weseli
Jessica Weseli, RN in the Emergency Department, her favorite is to care who ranges from infants to elderly in age and critical to non-critical situations. She said: "Without each other and teamwork we would not be able to do what we do." Courtesy: Baptist Memorial Hospital
Brandi House
Brandi House, a technologist in the Cath Lab, the task is to speak with those she encounters and assist visitors with directions. She said: "the best part of my job is being a valuable part of the team and sharing in successful outcomes." Courtesy: Baptist Memorial Hospital
Megan Martin
Megan Martin, Radiology Scheduling Coordinator, has been making a difference at Baptist every day for five years through scheduling patients about procedures. She feels happy because of working with her best coworkers that she considers as family. Courtesy: Baptist Memorial Hospital

Baptist Memorial Hospital-Golden Triangle is one of only 27 hospitals in the United States that was awarded an “A” grade every grading cycle since 2012. This latest grade marked the 19th consecutive time the hospital got an “A” for achieving the highest national standards in patient safety.

Baptist Golden Triangle is a 315-bed acute care hospital that offers a wide range of services to people of all ages. It is part of the 22-hospital Baptist Memorial Health Care System, based in Memphis, TN.

Furthermore, Baptist Golden Triangle also trains residents for careers in general internal medicine or other subspecialty areas such as patient care, medical knowledge, practice-based learning and improvement, interpersonal and communication skills, professionalism, and system-based practice. The program’s curriculum focuses on patient-based learning, the main schedule that emphasizes pathology of disease as well as diagnostic processes and clinical management skills.


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