The Advanced Practice Provider of the Year award is given to an individual who demonstrates leadership by serving as a role-model and mentor to his or her peers. This person shows initiative and promotes positive change in the nurse practice environment. Advanced Practice Provider of the Year winners demonstrate excellence in their day-to-day work while embodying the values of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Honorees actively advocate for the care of patients and their families and contribute to improved patient outcomes through a commitment to delivering high-quality care.
2019 Advanced Practice Provider of the Year Honoree
Martha May is known for her attention to detail and commitment to following up with her patients. She keeps an active list of items to revisit so nothing regarding patient care falls through the cracks.
She is thorough when it comes to institutional and state requirements regarding competencies, CME credits and documentation. Martha developed a comprehensive checklist for new hires which assures they are well prepared and the rest of the team has the proper documentation for approval of requested privileges.
Martha was also an important contributor in the SPARC and IDEO institutional initiatives. By volunteering for this role, she was able to directly contribute to improving the efficiency in patient flow and care for patients in isolation.
She demonstrates excellence daily while embodying each of the seven St. Jude values.