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

"I see you. I hear you. And I ache for you."

In May 2020, communities across the United States were emerging from shelter-at-home measures put in place to stem the COVID-19 pandemic. In Minneapolis, George Floyd, an unarmed Black man, was killed when a white police officer kneeled on his neck...

Karen Summers and Liz Wessel

Liz interviews Karen about what brought her to Providence, and Karen's experience as a Providence caregiver for 31 years. They also discuss Covid pandemic, recent DEI work, and the effects on caregivers.

Karen Summers & Scott Acord

Karen shares a story about the role her Catholic faith has played in her life and how it has led to her work in mission support at Providence. She also talks about what Christmas means to her and the holiday...

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.

John Lee & Quinn Riddle

Longtime friends, John (41) and Quinn (40), sit to talk about their time in the Peace Corps. How the Peace Corps changed them and the friendships and gifts they received from their time in service.

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...

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Jeremy Edmonds and Victoria Johnson

Victoria Johnson (25) talks with co-worker and friend Jeremy Edmonds (57) about their life experiences, work, and overcoming challenges.