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Awards at UMMC

UMMC has several awards that provide recognition to employees who exemplify our core values of integrity, professionalism, compassion, fairness, courage, equality, leadership, excellence and continuous improvement. 

Our goal is to reward employees organization-wide who go the extra mile each day as they help us create a healthier Mississippi. Acknowledging those who do more than is required helps to build a strong organizational culture of appreciation.

To recognize co-workers for their contributions, select the ‘nominate’ button next to the appropriate award.

True Blue Award

True Blue Award winners go above and beyond the call of duty. Any UMMC employee is eligible to be nominated for doing more than the job requires in a BIG way. Let's build each other up, while building our culture of recognition – nominate a co-worker for a True Blue Award today!

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DAISY Award (nurses only)

DAISY Award winners make an extraordinary difference in the lives of patients and their families by showing love, compassion and courage during difficult circumstances. Anyone who observes nurses providing exceptional care may nominate them. Help us recognize nurses who exceed expectations in their approach to patient care – nominate them for a DAISY Award today!

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Good Catch Award

Good Catch Award winners put patient safety first. Any individual or group within UMMC’s medical team, who identified a “near miss” and took steps to prevent patient harm, may be nominated for this award by their co-workers. Inspire a workplace culture of patient safety – nominate an individual or group for a Good Catch Award today!

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Virtual Suggestion Box

Employees who have ideas to improve University Mississippi Medical Center may submit them to the virtual suggestion box. Employee feedback is welcome and important to our success as an organization. The Executive Leadership Team reviews all submissions; Dr. Woodward may even respond directly in the weekly VC Notes.

Thank you for your continued hard work and professionalism!

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