Welcome H. Frank Todd, MD

Posted on July 21, 2017

H. Frank Todd, MD joins East Tennessee Cardiovascular Surgery Group and Covenant Health, the region’s top-performing healthcare network.

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MMCer, Mary Lou Hammer, becomes ordained health care chaplain

Posted on July 17, 2017

Congratulations to Methodist Medical Center’s Mary Lou Hammer for receiving her congregational endorsement from the United Church of Oak Ridge (Chapel on the Hill) as an ordained health care chaplain. As MMC’s customer service coordinator, Mary Lou interacts with patients and guests on a daily basis; however, since the January retirement of Chaplain Jack Sills, […]

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Baby’s Best Fest – A Celebration of World Breastfeeding Month!

Posted on July 13, 2017

Save the Date!  Thursday, August 3 from 6-7 p.m. When it comes to baby’s nutrition, breast is best and Baby’s Best Fest (and the Big Latch On)  is a cel­ebration held in partner­ship with La Leche League and the Anderson County Health Department dur­ing World Breastfeeding Month. Show your support for breastfeeding and all its […]

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Summer of Service – Spotlight on Methodist’s Junior Volunteers

Posted on July 12, 2017

When school is out for the summer, many teens look forward to sleeping in, hanging out with friends and enjoying the freedom of a few unscheduled weeks. But at Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge, a group of teens used the summer to give back to their community rather than spending hours in front of […]

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Oak Ridge Native Leaves Legacy of Love to Methodist Hospitality Houses

Posted on July 10, 2017

Nancy Reed grew up in Oak Ridge and dedicated her life to teaching. A sixth grade math teacher at Karns Middle School in Knoxville, Nancy fought a valiant battle with can­cer, inspiring her students, friends and family with her strong spirit. That in­spiration lives on through the many lives she touched in her teaching career; […]

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Victory is Sweet at Methodist’s Survivor Sundae

Posted on June 29, 2017

National Cancer Sur­vivors’ Day is an annual, worldwide celebration of life where cancer survivors unite to show the world what life after cancer looks like. On Sunday, June 4, Method­ist Medical Center of Oak Ridge honored these cancer survivors, their family and friends by hosting Survivor Sundae, an ice cream social celebrating National Cancer Survivors’ […]

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Methodist celebrates first class of Nurse Residency Program graduates

Posted on June 27, 2017

Congratulations to Methodist’s first class of nurse residents to complete the Covenant Health Nurse Residency Program. The year-long program involved classroom learning seminars, case studies, small group discussion, pre-cepted clinical practice, and evidence-based practice projects to train the newly-graduated nurses. The program was developed by Covenant Health to help welcome, orient and prepare new nurses […]

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Forbes names Covenant Health one of ‘America’s Best Employers’

Posted on May 25, 2017

Covenant Health has again been named one of “America’s Best Employers” by Forbes magazine and is  the highest-ranking Tennessee organization to receive the designation this year. Only seven Tennessee firms made the list of 500 top large companies. Covenant Health was ranked 38th on the list this year, the health system’s second year to be […]

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