Emergency department and urgent care patient access representatives
Our urgent care MVPs on display
Fun photos of the ED team
Checking out my awesome signed shirt
Members of the CAPS team
Performing a simulated safety check
Checking out a patient room
Chatting with team members in the break room
Members of the trauma services team
My first passport stamp of 2020
The trauma team in action – with me as the patient!
Dr. Ignacio checking for broken bones
The talented team that saved me
Members of the behavioral health services team
Some of the dynamic members of the outpatient psychiatry team
Fun and games with Sandra Mueller
The winning team!
Members of the laboratory and pathology teams
Dr. Newbury shows me the electron microscope
Learning about the impressive technology
Congratulating May on her 30 years at Rady Children’s
Checking out the Rad Source blood irradiator
Taking a peek inside a machine that monitors blood cultures
Members of the surgical services, sterile processing and PACU teams
Checking out the Kelp Cam!
Smelling the options for my anesthesia “flavor”
A wild ride on the way to surgery!
Learning about sterile processing from Gary Johnson
Members of the Education and Professional Development team
Enjoying some delicious food as I met the team
Checking out the IV arm simulators
Listening to the newborn sim baby’s heart
Experiencing virtual reality
Members of the Clinical Information Systems team
Warming up for a spirited game of “Jeopardy!”
Saying a few words to this talented group
A new stamp for the collection
Members of Rady Children’s Heart Institute
Breakfast is served!
A sampling of Heart Institute research presentations
Chatting with my cardiology colleagues
Group gathering with Team CASRC
Just one of many thoroughfares on the Pathway of Partners
Joining the research group roundtable
Allie and colleague Kassy Martinez discussing their CASRC training experience
Members of the radiology team
Christina Lindsay presents the radiology stamp
The drawing of me in CT!
Two of our nuclear medicine imagining techs explain how they keep our patients entertained during procedures
The festive scheduling/authorization office
Check out the witch pretzel fingers!
Members of the Center for Healthy Sleep team
Touring one of the sleep rooms
Testing our knowledge with a game of Sleep Trivia
Collecting my latest passport stamp
The Center for Healthy Sleep team
Members of the Pharmacy Services team
Learning about the duties of pharmacy technicians
Chatting with the investigational drug service team
Loading an anesthesia tray into a machine that automatically scans the tray’s contents
All smiles with the telephone triage team
Members of the Infection Control team
Keeping things sanitary with the infection control team
This tie is loaded with bacteria :)
Team members suited up for an Ebola simulation
Members of the Case Management team
A visual example of how case managers work with many entities to coordinate care
Adding a new stamp to my growing collection
Members of the EEG team
Chatting with the team after finishing off a delicious barbecue lunch
Another cool stamp for the passport!
Members of the Biomedical Engineering team
Meeting team members in the Bio-Med parts room
Talking with Mike Heim in the main shop
A Giraffe Omnibed waiting to be sent to its new NICU home
Members of the Polinsky Children's Center team
Looking through the photo album at intake
The peaceful grounds of the Polinsky Center
One of the toddler rooms
Taking the prize in the MPF Revenue Cycle Amazing Race
MPF Revenue Cycle leaders
Charge Review Coral Reef
Claim Edit Sandy Beach Island
Credentialing Discovery Cove
No Response Mystery Island
Denial Shipwreck Island
Tiki Trainer Landing
Cheers to reaching the end of my challenging journey!
Feeling right at home at “The Ranch”
Group picnic time!
With the resident artist herself
An example of what each Rancho Springs NICU family gets for their little ones, made just for me
A bright welcome from Murrieta’s Developmental Services team
Getting the lowdown on Healthy Steps
Finding out what the obstacle course had in store for me
A fun welcome at Alexa’s PLAYC!
The audiology team
Going for a spin in the balance lab
Listening closely during my hearing test
Some of the cool cochlear implant covers
With my signed Dr. Seuss book
The physical therapy team
This team had some moves!
Tackling the obstacle course
Embracing my inner athlete
The Speech-Language Pathology team
A colorful mural is the highlight of the Songs & Stories Room
Thought bubbles help kids communicate
Learning how to sign the word “candy”
Simulating hearing loss with earplugs and headphones
The HomeCare team
Taking “Sam” on my journey through HomeCare
Checking out the recently expanded warehouse
Getting to know the team that provides in-home clinical services
Loading up my cart for a day in the life of a research coordinator
Hearing from our dedicated research coordinators
Thanks for the Gator gear!
Congratulating Christine Moran on a job well done
The Foundation team
Beginning my philanthropic journey
Looking at my personalized information sheet
Dropping in on Auxiliary leaders
Signing a gift agreement
My surprise stewardship event!
The Health Services building renamed in my honor
The social work and child life teams
Getting a glimpse into the life of a social worker
The child life team with the tools of their trade
A plush bone with blood cells helps educate cancer patients
The funny but effective mood-sensing AFLAC duck
An example of a social story viewed on an iPad
The team that supports dialysis, transplant, infusion and Synagis
Testing my knowledge with a “Jeopardy”-style quiz
Custom cookies after the quiz
Team members contribute their signatures to my passport
Visiting with NICU team members
Starting the visit right with coffee and breakfast treats
Linda Black tells me about her G-tube education efforts
Visiting with team members in the Nelson NICU
Diaper pong? Maybe next time!
All smiles with the medical unit team
This hammerhead shark gets along swimmingly with his port
A great poster covering an extremely important topic, with bonus points for a clever title
The team from 3 East Surgical
In the treatment room
Getting an introduction to Rover
Taking a break in the relaxation room
Enjoying churros and chips and getting my own bottle of orange oil!
The environmental services crew
A spirited welcome from EVS team members
Hearing from the passionate members of the EVS team
Checking out some of the tools of the trade
Meeting members of the EVS surgical services crew
Calling out the winning numbers
The Scripps La Jolla NICU team
Surf's up with the NICU team
With Janet Wirt and my latest passport stamp
Learning about different cultural traditions
Ready for the surf with my signed boogie board
Members of the KidSTART team
A warm welcome from the KidSTART crew
Meeting with the triage team
Learning about innovative treatment strategies
Checking out my Dr. Seuss-themed book about KidSTART
Members of the DEC team
Learning about the Bayley Scale test for toddlers
Participating in the ADOS-2 assessment
Testing my brainpower with the D-KEFS assessment
Quality time with a quality team!
Our extra guests at the picnic (don’t worry — they weren’t real)
Pointing out QM’s wins in cardiac arrest prevention
QM scrubs made just for me!
The team from the Scripps Mercy NICU
Team members when they were babies
Meeting the team
With my NICU tour guide Dr. Riad Mardoum
The finance and industrial engineers team
Some of the tempting treats
The roulette wheel of projects
The downward trend illustrates impressive work in reducing appointment wait times.
The Finance and Industrial Engineering team
The friendly faces of the DSEP team
Filling my invisible backpack
Learning about the positive effects of infant massage
Stamp in and hats on!
Inpatient Developmental Services team
Finding a way to communicate with a photo board
Tying a shoelace one-handed
Looking through my memory book
The inpatient hematology/oncology team
Emily stamps my passport before takeoff
Watching the in-flight movie
The Good Catch Dog
The bed time cart
Reading some kudos to team members
Sporting my new jacket!
The occupational therapy team
Receiving my first-class boarding pass from
Julia and the thera-putty both put my fine motor skills to the test
Learning about sensory-developing activities from Angela
Let’s give Denise a hand for her fantastic splint-crafting skills
Play with my food? If you say so …
The health information management team
Thanks for the warm welcome!
Hopscotch at the wheel of the HIM Express
My stop at Coding World
One of the messages on my handmade lei
Part of the community!
Learning the GA ropes with Barbara
Tote-ally support the California Newborn Screening Program
Building a bridge to healthier communities
I’m now an official Communityville visitor
The spirited human resources team
A fortune teller grands me tickets to the carnival
Getting some canine therapy
Trying my hand at the Benefits Balloon Pop
Keeping my eye on the target in the recruitment bean bag toss
With the colorful HR specialists team
Reeling in a duck at the information services duck pond
Spinning the wheel with the HR partners
Bowling for benefits with the CSSD team
Keeping my eye on the ball
Cashing in my tickets
With members of the security team
Getting the full security check
Sporting one of my new security patches
Enjoying burritos and chips while I learn about the important work the security team does every day
A quintessential San Diego day with the ED team
I could get used to this!
I had a great group helping me out during Heads Up
Going for the gold at the team relay
The ED team: Saving lives and excelling in calligraphy
Just a sample of the cool gear I was gifted
Fitting in with the Chadwick team
Learning about forensic interviewing from expert Sheri
Elizabeth offered a great rundown of traumatic stress intervention
An inspiring overview of the Kids and Teens in Court program
Stamped and ready for a post-visit burrito
The POM team
Meeting members of this talented crew
Sporting my new tool belt and hat
The team signing my passport -- the first group to have this idea!
Thanks a million, UPR and DM!
Getting acquainted with Snowball
Geared up with the CAU squad
An inspired representation of the PFS government team's global reach
"Welcome to Copleyland"
With some of the spirited members of central scheduling
A section of the "Central Scheduling International Airport" tote board
Inside one of the terminals
The row with tiki torches and a vacation theme!
Sitting in on a call with Melissa
Speaking to members of the MPF Central Authorizations Unit
Setting out on my journey with my trail guide, Angela
Stopping at an outpost
With my referral, signed by the team!
The IT infrastructure team
Learning about the vital services provided by IT infrastructure
Inside the data center
Checking out the server room with Joseph Ambrose
The team at Scripps Encinitas NICU
Fun and festive homemade desserts
Meeting the team
Touring the unit with Jane O'Donnell, MD
The team at Scripps Chula Vista NICU
Meeting the team
The "teamwork" footprint
Touring the NICU
Members of the MPF Regional Satellite Staff
One of the custom postcards
A closer look at some great comments from parents
With the Murrieta team
Members of the Rady Children's Institute for Genomic Medicine team
With "baby Janet"
Learning about how DNA is extracted from the blood sample
Learning how clinical analysts drill down into the data to identify a potential diagnosis
Members of the Medical Practice Foundation support staff
Another stamp for the collection!
Reading a question from the question ball
Members of the transport and information desk teams
With Dagoberto Lopez and my latest passport stamp
Sporting my custom scrubs
A closer look at the creative passport stamp
Meeting with the house supervisors
Checking out the latest addition to my stamp collection
The "air traffic controller" stamp
Meeting with the MBU team
Participating in the mindfulness exercise
Learning about the unit from Walter Kaye, MD, director of the eating disorders programs at Rady Children’s and UC San Diego
Checking out my latest passport stamp
The Palomar NICU team
Receiving a warm welcome and a cold beverage
The entrance to the NICU
Getting in position to catch a ring
I eventually caught them all!
Meeting Larissa during one of her strolls through the Bernardy Center hallways
Getting a high five from Lucas
Learning about the Safety Coach program
My latest stamp with a great photo!
A golden greeting from members of the PICU team
Angelina playing the role of a trauma victim
A golden celebration for the PICU's Beacon Award
PICU team members at the AACN Critical Care Expo
Sporting my new Beacon Award pin
The CHET team
Heading out in the CHET Kid Ambulance
Riding with Tim in the ambulance (Note: not a real baby)
Inside the CHET airplane
Sporting my CHET team swag and gift with Shelby and Tim
The Facilities Planning and Development team
Learning about the team over coffee and burritos
Getting my latest Passport stamp
With a miniature bulldozer and my new hardhat!
Testing concepts for the office of the future
Paying tribute to some of Rady Children's wonderful nurses
Signatures representing favorite initiatives
I very much enjoyed connecting with some of our Rady Children's specialists nurses
Having fun with Team Compliance
I'll take "The Dirt" for $400, Alex
Reading my new mug's important message
Member of the Clinical Nutrition team for the afternoon!
My first order of business: beat the team’s “escape room” challenge
Seeing a familiar face as I met my first challenge made it feel less daunting. Go Gators!
Cracking the parenteral nutrition code
I beat Malnutrition Mania!
Our delicious and nutritious lunch
Vanessa helping make my visit official
Experiencing the Peckham Center’s team spirit
Can you spot Chile’s flag? I always say it looks very similar to Texas’.
The Wheel of Peckham Center was a great educational tool
Xochitl helped make sure my passport was properly updated
Learning along with members of the CVICU team
Testing my knowledge with CVICU "Jeopardy"
Observing a mock code
Love the T-shirt!
Passport stamped and ready for the next visit
Surgical Registration and Inpatient Admitting teams
Learning about surgical registration from the experts
Sporting my new Rady Children's baseball cap
We're all an important piece of the puzzle
A "Token of Appreciation"
The Financial Counseling team
Learning about the important services Financial Counseling provides
With my "key to financial success"
The latest addition to my passport
Members of the Respiratory Care team
RTs in action during a mock code with a simulation doll
Testing hyperinflation bags on a pig lung
Practicing nasal intubation
Caught red-handed in the candy storage room!
Hanging out with night shift team members
Enjoying the empanadas!
In the well-organized store room
Children's Care Connection (C3) team
Singing "The Hello Song"
Answering the beach ball questions
Trying my hand at "The Fish Game"
Developmental Services Outcomes and Analysts team
Unique way to learn about the team!
Screening tools and resources for parents
Assembling the puzzle
The latest stamp to add to my collection!
Participating in an impromptu press conference
Learning about the "MarComm" team
Getting my unique passport stamp
All aboard with "Conductor Korn"
Seeing the setup for a community event
With the superhero customer service team
My first California burrito!
Marketing & Communications and Business Development
The Alexa's PLAYC and Autism Discovery Institute teams
Traveling back to 1995
Receiving my souvenir collection bag
Learning about the Toddler School
2010 marked the opening of Alexa's PLAYC and the ADI
Awesome artwork created by kids!
Into the ball pit!
Supply Chain Management Team Members
The Bokstaka banner and Idol
Clinical Equipment Distribution
Finding my mailbox!
In Central Stores with Ruth Felix
The Receiving team
In the Surgical Services inventory room
Riding with Romie
With the SCM team. Thanks for the awesome Padres jersey!
Information Services team members
Watching the presentation from my "first class" seat
More members of Information Services
Getting my stamps and my new T-shirt
Loved the cupcakes!