Ultimate People go above and beyond

Gifts Make a Difference Blog Editor: October 02, 20135 Comments

It’s this time of year that Community Medical Foundation announces its Ultimate People. These individuals or groups have gone above and beyond in their commitment and support of Community Medical Centers throughout 2013.

Their strong reputation for professional excellence, helping create a culture of philanthropy, and giving back through generous contributions are just some of the reasons why they are so deserving of this recognition.

Help us celebrate and recognize these individuals and organizations for all that they do day in and day out!

2013 Ultimate People:

Hilda Herrera
Hilda works as an ambassador/customer service representative at Community Regional Medical Center. She provides outstanding service to patients and their families from her post at the information desk. She’s one of the first people patients and visitors meet upon entering the hospital. Through employee giving and by example, Hilda is constantly showing what it means to give back to Community. Hilda’s commitment is exemplary and inspires all who know her to do their very best as well.

Clovis Community Medical Center Guild
The Guild has a long history of supporting Clovis Community Medical Center. Since 1954, they have given of their time and talents for special projects to help a variety of areas at the hospital. Stop by Clovis Community’s gift shop that is fully run by Guild members. This strong group have built a legacy of generosity that will last for years to come.

Gloria Jimenez, M.D.
Dr. Jimenez’s is a hospitalist at Fresno Heart & Surgical Hospital. She coordinates inpatient care from admission through discharge. Her extraordinary efforts and big heart have made a significant difference in creating a culture of philanthropy at Community.  Dr. Jimenez is a true “throw back” modern day physician who would even make a house call if that made a difference to her patient.  An amazing quality from a leader who brings positive attitude every day. 

Jeffrey Thomas, M.D.
Dr. Thomas works as an obstetrician/gynecologist at Community Regional and Clovis Community. He’s served as past president and president-elect for the medical staff providing his knowledge and expertise to many. He brings relief to patients, not just by his care, but through his outgoing personality. Dr. Thomas answers the call anytime the Foundation calls on him to work with a “grateful patient” who is interested in making a gift. 

If you see one of Community’s Ultimate People, reach out and extend a job well done! We are proud of them.

Robert V. Saroyan
Vice President
Community Medical Foundation

Past recipients:

Steven Parks, M.D.

Jeff DiMarco, R.N.
Gene Kallsen, M.D.
Bob Putnam
Michael Weilert, M.D.

Mark Cunningham, M.D.
Sherri Evert
Mary Lou Johnson
Krista Kaups, M.D.
Bruce Kinder, R.N.

Jim Christian
Hope Donoho
Jeff Kroeker
Kenneth O’Brien, M.D.
Pete P. Peters
Michael Synn, M.D.

Mary Hill, M.D.
Ed Musso, R.N.
Radin Foundation
Krish Rajani, M.D.
Joseph Woo Jr., M.D.

5 responses to Ultimate People go above and beyond

Amazing Men. Dr. Thomas and Dr. Rajani

I am very blessed to know both Dr. Rajani who was a recipient in 2012 and Dr. Thomas for 2013. I was admitted to CRMC on July 19, 2012 at just 24 weeks pregnant. I delivered identical twin girls just a few days later. Dr. Thomas didn't just deliver my girls, he was very comforting and compassionate during the loss of one of our twins but he also came to visit our surviving twin, Hannah in the NICU when he was off duty. I am now pregnant again at 24 weeks and couldn't imagine having another OB deliver my child. Where do I start with Dr Rajani? I now consider him family along with all of the other NICU staff. He was there every step of the way while Hannah was in the NICU (116 days) and while I was going thru the loss of our other. He has bonded with little Hannah so well along with our 5 year old Sabella who asks about him quite often. Dr. Rajani took time out of his busy schedule and made an appearance to Hannah's baby dedication at our church this last April. What an amazing man he is. Good job men. Keep up the excellent work.

The Staff on Med/Surg

Jeff Zweifell and the staff on the Medical/Surgical Floor(2&4) are the best committed staff I've ever worked with. These professionals go above and beyond to provide excellence in nursing care. Well done Jeff for being an exceptional leader.

Jeff DiMarco

If I'm remembering correctly, I think Jeff DiMarco is an RN. Just a FYI. Keep up the great work you all are doing !

Congrats Hilda

Congratulations Hilda and all the 2013 Ultimate People recipiants. I am so proud to work in this corporation all your winners and past winners that I know and work with are truly deserving of this title.

They really deserve

They really deserve recognition for the commendable work they are relentlessly doing. To promote Medicare is really equal to saving many lives.

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