Posts Categorized: Nursing

My Career Isn’t Just About Me: Susan, Lifelong Life Changer

My Career Isn't Just About Me: UPMC Lifelong Life Changer

By Susan Ulakovic, Manager: Care Management, Children’s Hospital of UPMC  My name is Susan Ulakovic, and I’m a UPMC Lifelong Life Changer.   My career at UPMC has been quite rewarding. I wouldn’t trade it for anything! Although I graduated from Shadyside Hospital Diploma School of Nursing, I worked at another health care organization for a short period before having my first… Read more »

Cancer & Compassion: Georgia, Lifelong Life Changer 

Cancer and Compassion - UPMC Lifelong Life Changer

By Georgia Colangelo, Senior Professional Staff Nurse II, BSN, Magee Women’s Hospital   My name is Georgia Colangelo, and I’m a UPMC Lifelong Life Changer.   My story begins 36 years ago, in 1982, when I was selected to work during the summer as a nurse intern in the Oncology Unit at UPMC Presbyterian. I was excited to learn,… Read more »

My Life’s Biggest Moments Happened at UPMC: Helen, Lifelong Life Changer  

My Life's Biggest Moments Happened at UPMC: UPMC Lifelong Life Changer

By Helen Fries, Division Administrator, Magee Women’s Hospital   My name is Helen Fries, and I’m a UPMC Lifelong Life Changer.   Forty years have gone fast here at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC! I started as a staff nurse and worked my way through lots of great opportunities. I was a nurse and patient educator, a house supervisor, and a head nurse of inpatient gynecologic oncology… Read more »