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Since 1917, Emanuel has been the heart of healthcare in Turlock, California, providing incredible high-quality care with compassion to the patients we serve. We are so excited to bring you this same experience online! Lately, we've been thinking a lot about what a hospital is- and what it CAN be. At its fundamental level, we know a hospital is a medical facility. But Emanuel Medical is more than a medical facility, we are a community resource that tries to help people live better, healthier lives. We invite you in to be part of our nearly 100 year tradition. Take a look around, and see how we promote health and wellness while providing you the health care you expect and deserve.

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Emanuel Medical Center’s Stephanie Childress Named a Tenet Hero

Aug 7, 2023

Turlock, Calif. – Aug. 7, 2023 – Emanuel Medical Center announced today that Stephanie Childress, RN, Clinical Manager in the Emergency Department, has been honored by Tenet Healthcare as part of its annual recognition program. Stephanie has been named a Tenet Hero for her outstanding contributions in 2022.

The Tenet Heroes program celebrates those individuals who make a meaningful impact within their communities and go above and beyond their daily responsibilities. Nominated by leadership and/or fellow colleagues, Tenet Heroes exemplify the company’s core values and commitment to its mission. This year, Tenet is recognizing 73 individuals or teams companywide.

Stephanie was recognized as a Tenet Hero for many reasons including for her leadership, her resilience and her passion for making sure our patients receive safe, high-quality care.

“Stephanie is a true inspiration who continues to make a positive and meaningful impact in our community each day,” said Murali N. Naidu, M.D., CEO of Emanuel Medical Center. “We are deeply grateful to Stephanie for her dedication, selfless efforts, and commitment to our mission of making sure we provide high-quality, compassionate care with a great experience to everyone, every time. She is a valued member of our team and we sincerely appreciate her many contributions to Emanuel Medical Center.”

Over the last year, Stephanie has implemented numerous key initiatives in the Emergency Department that benefit both our patients and our employees. Despite some personal hurdles, Stephanie has remained committed to her responsibilities in the hospital. Her compassion for her patients and her colleagues has never wavered. Stephanie is a wonderful team player and remains eager to take on new challenges. She truly embodies what it means to be a part of our community built on care.