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

Dr. Glen Komatsu & Rayna Oliver

Dr. Komatsu talks about the importance of listening in healthcare. The first step to providing good healthcare is listening to the patient before deciding on a treatment plan. Another step to providing good healthcare is to involve the patient in...

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.

Dr. Roland Summit & Dr. Glen Komatsu

Dr. Summit talks with his friend, Dr. Komatsu about his work as a psychiatrist and his late wife Jo and their shared love of repairing carousel horses. They also discuss how they met when Jo was on hospice with TrinityCare...