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.
All Providence Interviews
- Providence Institute for Human Caring 47
- Providence Home and Community Care 20
- Providence Hospice Portland 20
- Providence Home and Community Care Anaheim 7
- Providence Home and Community Care Northern California 5
- Providence Mount St. Vincent 2
- Providence TrinityCare Hospice 2
- Providence Montana 1
- Providence Texas 1
Shari recalls her early years with "The Big Guy" John Smalls. Ever the gentleman, he wanted to make their relationship legal, but she didn't want to disturb what felt like a perfect union by getting married. But, one day after...
Karen and Rick sit to discuss the early days of hospice care and how far it has come in the last 40 years.
Elizabeth shared her amazing life journey, teen pregnancy, loss of baby, humanitarian work with hemophilia education in impoverished countries, COVID journey and loss of family members, strength in adversity, a life of meaning and purpose, Providence mission. faith, leading with...
Tue and Joseph, both Vietnamese and raised Catholic in the U.S. talk about the role of Catholicism in their life. Buddhism is very prevalent in the Vietnamese culture also plays a role in their spiritual lives.
Natalia shares with Liz the life changing impact that the care and nurturing of one St. Joseph nurse had on her when she was alone at age 17 giving birth. This experience changed her life trajectory and set her on...
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.
Rabbi Janet Madden shares with Scott the significance of the high Holy-days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur and what they mean to her. How an aptitude test at age 12 foretold of her becoming a Rabbi back when women...
Nancy talks to Janice about her work at Providence and how it aligns with the Providence mission.
David speaks to Will from his hospital bed about some of the injuries he has suffered over the years that has put him in the hospital. Shares stories about his life, loves, family and all of the jobs he's had...
Fred shared life stories and adventures growing up and working on a farm. Interviewed by his daughter Sarah.
Tran shares her experience of the loss of her premature girl, Bao An Pham Huynh shortly after birth. On the anniversary of her daughter's birth, she is taking the day off to honor her memory. She shares her gratitude for...
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 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.
conversation between long term friends who met in college. One has been diagnosed with ovarian cancer for 6 years and how it has changed her life.
Jamie and Kate talk about their experience working in a SNF during the COVID pandemic. Includes stories of vaccinated residents testing positive after exposure by unvaccinated healthcare workers, and a plea for vaccination.
Joe shares the story his rise from humble beginnings in DC. He was primarily raised by his sister before getting lured into a lifestyle that led to him being incarcerated at 16 to turning his life around and is now...
Dianna and Edie talk about where they met and the evolution of their careers. They discuss the surprise direction both careers have taken and the joy they have found.
Jacqueline and Alison discuss Jacqueline's journey to becoming a Home Health Social worker, and how the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted her patients and herself.
Sarim and her family are Cambodia refugees who came to the US in 1975. She talks with her daughter-in-law, Angela about the barriers she faces with her doctors because her English is not great. How not fully understanding the language...
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...
Shari recalls the story of how she met the love of her life, the six foot-five, John Small. She was married at the time, but was instantly drawn to his charm and good looks. They quickly developed a deep friendship...
Lika shares stories with Angela about her work dealing with health disparities in the Pacific Islander community.
Shari shares with Scott about her faith in Jesus and how it has given her strength to move beyond some of the childhood traumas.
A history of how Hospice of the Gorge started as told by Dr and Jackie Wade.