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PeaceHealth announces 2022 Mission and Values Award recipients

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VANCOUVER, Wash. – PeaceHealth recently unveiled its 2022 systemwide Mission and Values Award recipients. The annual awards recognize inspiring employees (who PeaceHealth refers to as “caregivers”) who are living PeaceHealth’s Mission and Values of Social Justice, Stewardship, Respect and Collaboration, every day.

2022 Mission & Values award winners

Five caregivers — hailing from Bellingham, Longview and Vancouver, Washington; Eugene, Oregon, and Ketchikan, Alaska — were selected for this special honor from a group of approximately 70 caregivers and teams recognized during virtual celebrations held in each PeaceHealth community in January.

The winners are:

  • Overall Mission and Values Award: Linda Coordes, LICSW, PeaceHealth St. John Medical Center, Longview, Washington. Watch the video
  • Respect Award: Mary Ann Pahang, PeaceHealth Ketchikan Medical Center, Alaska. Watch the video
  • Collaboration Award: Debbie Ulbricht, PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center, University District, Eugene, Oregon. Watch the video
  • Social Justice Award: Khanh Trinh, PeaceHealth St. Joseph Medical Center, Bellingham, Washington. Watch the video
  • Stewardship Award: Tricia Wooden, MD, PeaceHealth Medical Group, Vancouver, Washington. Watch the video

About PeaceHealth: PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a group practice with more than 900 providers and 10 medical centers serving both urban and rural communities throughout the Northwest. In 1890, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Peace founded what has become PeaceHealth. The Sisters shared expertise and transferred wisdom from one medical center to another, always finding the best way to serve the unmet need for healthcare in their communities. Today, PeaceHealth is the legacy of the founding Sisters and continues with a spirit of respect, stewardship, collaboration and social justice in fulfilling its Mission. Visit us online at