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Unbelievable, surreal, challenging, changing, thankful, grateful, rejoiceful, aware, giving, sharing, distancing, cleanliness, sanitize, pandemic, epidemic, shelter-in-place, self-isolating, support, prayer.

Sandra Patak, Spine Clinic


My wife has worked at home for 15 years. She likes having me here, but our dog is undecided.

Mack Dressler, Population & Data Sciences


Spiky circle stops routine life.
Togetherness with sanitizer and soap.
Social distance creates unity.
Resulting in hope for humanity.

Christi Turner, Oral Surgery


Find the beauty, peace, and joy in chaos. Choose to be present and optimistic, for calamity exposes deep gratitude.

ReNita Antoine, SPA


Medicine is so much more than just diagnosis; it's providing caring human contact and a listening ear.

Arielle Click, Immunology


Silently you prowled in…
Incarnation of annihilating flames...
Hope, courage, faith and love…
Bonds us resolute than ever before…

Kavitha Nair


Dogs are the only ones enjoying the COVD-19 lockdown. They love that we’re home with them every single day!

Sherleen Mahoney


This was just something on the news. Then, suddenly, everything was cancelled. My old department is in my thoughts.

Anonymous


Cannot stop it.
Can only slow it.
Please do your part
and stay at home.
It's the only way.

Julie Trivedi


Tireless and persistent, kind and patient. Getting patients situated; tele health, the new wave. A plug for our schedulers.

Shilpa Chitnis


It has been very scary but we are doing I best to keep our little babies safe from out side guest

Anonymous


PHONE CALLS normally not me 90 pound Lab love Praying DAILY THANK YOU to UTSW Team on front line

Gina Dailey


Continuing to work -
That's the name of the game.
Caring for patients
Each and every day.
All is well.

Peggy Fairchild


Isn’t this Karma! Tiny COVID set animals and birds free, whereas humans are quarantined, what goes around comes back

Bijal Patel


Medicine is so much more than just diagnosis; it's providing caring human contact and a listening ear.

Arielle Click


As part of the donation receiving team, I see and touch SCM’s connection to UTSW’s mission like never before.

Jamie Engle


Living day to day,
Working from home til May.
The Virus is here,
Nothing to fear.
We will survive.

Kimberly Reetz


Feeling scared but not alone. Proud to be part of a community of caring. Strength in our extended UTSW family.

Anonymous


Be it ever so humble, there's no place like home.
Birds singing at the bird feeder.
All is good.

Elizabeth McDonald


An optimistic view to understand colleagues different working styles, thankful for positive support from my own and UTSW family.

Neha Sinha


Cabin Fever, walls closing in
insistent dogs, time to play?
slow connection, miss my monitors
COVID-19 just go away

Linda Gunn


Hi Mom. Here's your groceries and prescriptions. No I can't come in. Don't hug me. I love you. Bye.

Rita Messimer


WFH
I glance up my kitchen, turn right my bed, turn left my TV.
My work from home studio lifestyle.
:)

Ricqui Brager


Not frightened. Total trust in UTSW. Hoping our patients feel a sense of comfort/security. It's what we do!

Anonymous


You wake up today and everything has changed. How will you respond? Give in to fear, or to faith?

Betsy Bidez


Working from home has been a challenge but being able to support the front line workers is a blessing.

Anonymous


Many people worried. Many people wearing PPE. Many wearing PPE incorrectly. Too much incorrect information. Thankful for daily updates

Bryan Hildebrant


The world has been put on pause to reflect, regroup and start again. Be thankful for grace and mercy!

Cherrie Joseph


Spiky circle stops routine life.
Togetherness with sanitizer and soap.
Social distance creates unity.
Resulting in hope for humanity.

Christi Turner


During these times of human disconnect, I find solace, peace, and relaxation in planting beautiful flowers and bike riding.

Thalia Harris


The Third planet from the sun, we are all interconnected, all our vices, hatred, wastefulness gone. Finally I can breathe.

Kris Kane Luminarias


Unbelievable, surreal, challenging, changing, thankful, grateful, rejoiceful, aware, giving, sharing, distancing, cleanliness, sanitize, pandemic, epidemic, shelter in place, self-isolating, support, prayer.

Sandra Patak


Appreciate UTSW's integrity and commitment to addressing health disparities by continuing to engage diverse underserved communities – "walking the talk!"

Anna Nunez


Feelings of families adapting to new realities, an isolation experienced in global psyche, embracing simplicity and counting our blessings.

Martin Tolentino


COVID-19 has changed my whole way of thinking about life and my future.

Rubbena Hernandez


Which camp are you? Stay home and protected or out and about. Virus finds easiest target. Please stay safe

Bryan Hildebrant


We are the Medical Laboratory Scientist
We work silently
We test COVID-19 for you
Yes! We stand with you.

Teman Coyoca


Uncertainly of future
A Nation resting
Social Distancing is best

Hard day's night
Unspoken Heroes in blue
Gives Hope

Elvia Guerrero Aguilar


Working with coworkers and mangers that are impressively flexible and supportive during a increased challenging time, happy to be part of the team and employee of UTSW!

Cina McDowell


Sheltered at home.
Everyday a juggling act: Mom, Wife, Employee
Nothing compared to your struggles
Frontline workers -Thank you.

Anonymous


Which camp are you? Stay home and protected or out and about. Virus finds easiest target. Please stay safe

Bryan Hildebrant


Disbelief - at new reality
Like - working remotely
Dislike - people disregarding precautions
Concern - for my patients
Proud - UTSW team member!

Ann Cuddy


I-n us
AM-plitude hope and unity
U- rise people of one
T-hankful dedication
S-teadfast strength determination
W-e persevere together

Lissette Chaver


As the Clorox wipes grow smaller
My weariness grows larger
Of disinfecting all the boxes that arrive.

Mary Leyendecker

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