Hear Me Now is a storytelling program at Providence, created in partnership with StoryCorps. Hear Me Now’s mission is to give patients, loved ones, and caregivers a sacred space to share their stories and make healthcare more humane.

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All Providence Interviews

Amber Myles & Will Rogers

Amber, who recently won a nurse of the year award at Providence Health, shares her nursing journey from working as a parole officer to psych nurse. How working with psych patents is both rewarding and challenging, staying safe, and what...

Rose Austria & Will Rogers

Rose talks about her nursing career as a case manager and winning a nurse of the year award. She shares heartbreaking stories about working with COVID patients, losing her mother during the pandemic.

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Linn Bartram and Dicki Franklin

Dicki Franklin (71) and her friend and former colleague Linn Bartram (65) discuss their many years of friendship, their careers in nursing and working together in Home Health Care.

Christian Diance & Scott Acord

Christian wanted to be a nurse from an early age after watching his immigrant mother get her nursing degree and help lift the family out of poverty. He also talks about his work with Stop the Bleed.

Boyon Yun & Will Rogers

Boyon shares with Will what led her to a career as a nurse practitioner and now has her DNP, working during COVID and being overextended. Her work with the APC mentorship program at Providence.

Drechelle McCray & Violet Larry

Drechelle recounts the birth trauma she experienced with her first child. She was having some health issues, such as very high blood pressure, a sign of preeclampsia. She went on to having an emergency c-section and was hemorrhaging so bad...

Beth Peterson & Will Rogers

Beth, a nurse working in information services, recently won a nurse of the year award at Providence. She talks about the joy and rewards of her job, how things have changed because of the pandemic and what she has learned...

Nanci Friedmann & Scott Acord

Nanci speaks about her experience working at a retirement home for priests during COVID. She highlights the importance of building trusting relationships. the reciprocal nature of love, and importance of self-care.

Suzy Banuelos & Rebecca Webster

Suzy & Rebecca both work for Providence Health in Napa California, but met because of their love of volunteer work they love to do in their community. One of those community outreach programs Providence works with is the Napa Resource...