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College of Health Professions

Staff honored for exceptional job

 If you’ve noticed someone in the College of Health Professions (CHP) doing an exceptionally good job, you can recognize their work.   
CHP has implemented an employee recognition program based on the principles of MUSC Excellence and featuring a nomination process open to everyone on campus. To nominate a CHP employee log on to Sharepoint at and include a specific statement about why that individual is deserving of recognition. Each month, CHP will announce a Staff of the Month winner and two runner-up nominees, and each quarter there will be two Quarterly Champions. In the fall of each year, the CHP Staff Reward and Recognition Program Committee will select from the eight quarterly winners an ‘Annual Legend’ to be honored at a collegewide gathering.   
If it’s too difficult to single out a particular individual among a group of CHP employees offering outstanding service, it is also possible to nominate one of CHP’s teams for special recognition. Teams include Research Support; Student Services; Clinical Education; Information Technology; Finance & Administration; Executive Support; and Development. Any ad hoc committee that has staff membership can be nominated for the team award as well.
Left photo: Staff of the Month for July is Lauren Melton (right). Honorable mentions for July are Melissa Serrano, left, and Debra Frasier. Top photo: Staff of the Month for August is Lauren Smith (left). Honorable mentions for August are Kelly Long, second from left, and Jim Moore.

The new CHP recognition program is designed to contribute to the people pillar of MUSC Excellence by recognizing outstanding service throughout the year.  CHP Staff Reward and Recognition Program is chaired by Naomi Sampson and includes committee members: Ann Brown, Catherine McCullough, Jim Moore, Erica Parra, and Gretchen Seif. The committee worked to pattern the program after other successful recognition programs on campus including the College of Medicine/UMA, Division of Education and Student Services and Division of Finance and Administration. 
During the college's reorganization to a structure that supports the mission of national distinction in health professions research, education and service, CHP’s staff has risen to the challenge of positioning CHP for its success. The CHP Staff Reward and Recognition Program is a fitting way to acknowledge those individuals and teams who contribute to MUSC Excellence. 
CHP invites everyone in the MUSC community to take part by nominating a CHP employee or team for recognition whenever warranted.

Friday, Oct. 16, 2009

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