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

Melody Fawcett, Nathan Blunt, Hilary Rajchel

Melody met her cousins, Nathan and Hilary about ten years ago as a result of genealogy research. They come together today to share what brought them to their searches and the impact it had on them and the family.

Paul deAngera & Storey Squires

Paul, a volunteer at Providence Mount St. Vincent (The Mount), reflects on his working in the giftshop, the close relationships he has with the residents, and his mothers transition into care at The Mount.

Meredith Rowland and Liz Wessel

Meredith talks with her colleague, Liz, about her journey to her nursing career, starting in a veterinary clinic, the Army, and finally Cal State Fullerton. She and Liz talk about working in Home Health and the challenges, and joys of...

Patricia Szabo & Charlene Boyd

Patricia shares stories about her time at The Mount. She started as a teacher in the intergenerational daycare and ended her career as director of special events where she oversaw the O'Christmas tree events She also talks about the time...

Sandra Sherfey and Joan DeHart

Home Care LPN Sandra was bit by a dog at a home health visit. Her bite got infected and has had a lingering impact emotionally and physically.

Chhayden Sorn and Hannah Lelis

Co-workers on the intake team for Providence share their experiences in their work and lives. There is comradery on the team and their manager, Natalia is a good leader making for a great work environment.

Patrick Nickell & Scott Acord

Patrick shared in an earlier story about being raised in Foster Care - this is his story once he aged out and the "system" was done with him. Without having been taught much in the way of life-skills, Patrick struggled...

Rayna Oliver and Victoria Johnson

Rayna (25) and Victoria (27) talk about Rayna's path to Providence, and what brought her to her internship on the Health Equity team. They discuss the importance of Health Equity, and their hopes for the future of healthcare and the...

Rachel Manchester and Melody Fawcett

Rachel Manchester shares about her career at Providence foundational is her faith, Start-up program Hospital At Home. happiness is a choice, clinical excellence, passion for living our Mission our true source of power, God, a calling, serving, leaving things better...

Prabhjot Singh Khandooja & Sr. Lorraine Delaney

Prabhjot shares with Sr. Lorrain about his Sikh faith and what it means to him. He talks about its history, faith traditions, message of devotion to God, truthful living, and equality for all.

Kami Timm and Liz Wessel

Kami shares with her friend and colleague Liz about what brought her to nursing and where she has been in both her career and her personal life. She talks about nursing being her calling and her personal experiences that impacted...

Christine Kostrubala and Sarah Rasmussen

Christine shares personal stories about the challenges of getting good healthcare as a deaf person. Being disrespected, misinterpreted, and not being able to trust doctors and others in the healthcare system.

Kaylea Watkins and Mary Mitchell

Description: Kaylea talks about being the Infection Preventionist in a Long-term Care Community at the Mount and what that has been like during the COVID-19 pandemic. She shares her perspective of the best and worst parts of pandemic life working...

Sr. Charlene Hudon & Molly Swain

Sister Charlene talks about resisting the call to be a sister and finding joy in the work. She has been a Sister since 1957 and began her work with The Mount in 1978. She shared many stories of her time...

Dolores Melchor and Crystal Tyni

Dolores and Crystal share what brought them to their current careers. Dolores shares why she became a C.N.A and talks about her transition from SNF to Home Health. Crystal shares why she became a nurse and her experience working for...

Bruce Moos and Kerri Westcott

Bruce Moos always says pigs put him through college and set him on the path of making a positive impact on the lives of may others. Being a beloved teacher of animal husbandry he influenced for good, children, and youth...