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

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.

Paul Soto & Rori Harris-Killough

Paul spoke with Rori, the creator of the Walk-A-Mile program, to discuss his educational encounter while shadowing a colleague for the program. During their conversation, Paul shares the valuable insights he gained from his experience, particularly in understanding the financial...

Miriam De Santiago and Ryan Berger

Ryan has a conversation with Miriam who is the recipient of the PHC 2021 VIA award, how she approaches her work and engages with clients to assist them in improving their health with an enhanced quality of life.

Jessica Quintal Alverez & Jennifer Eid Ammons

Colleagues Jessica and Jennifer work on the Mobile Medical Van community outreach program for Providence Health in Sonoma County, California. In order to gain the trust of the homeless community they serve, they take a personalized approach by getting to...

Abebech Mergia and Charlie Shin

Abebeck, a caregiver with PACE, talks with coworker Charlie about Fasika (Ethiopian Easter) and explains this special time in her culture. Also talks about the importance of neighbors, coworkers and participants.