You are being stretched thin and most likely fighting the virus yourselves. Your determination to help others is truly inspiring. Please know that your courage for the work that you are doing at every level has not gone unnoticed or unappreciated. What’s more — she’s inviting all Manitobans to join her in this effort. I/we can’t THANK YOU enough for all the work you are doing every day to save lives. You’re ALL amazing!!!! Watching you suffer is destroying my heart, We healthcare workers are falling apart. You are the real heroes that are taking care of all of us in this ordeal. You have my complete gratitude for going above and beyond on a daily basis. if the small, salt-laden shapes of her song We know you have been missing your families, loved ones, as you are caring for everyone else. That’s the lesson I’ve learnt and I’m glad I learnt it with you. May 6, 2016 - Discover and share Employee Appreciation Quotes And Poems. Some are written to be used after the loved one has passed away, some are written to be used in a continuing care situation.Choose a verse below, personalize it, or use it as a starter prompt to write your own verse. Ways in which people who are doing an almost impossible job with graciousness, with fortitude, and with perseverance and patience are being shored up by the love of each other, is a really beautiful thing. While I have always valued your work, and what it does to help me and others, now what you are doing is amazing and inspiring. No matter a healthcare worker is prominent or just a beginner, everyone’s contribution matters and equal as well. appear to you as a first glimmer of earth-light, Especially to my daughter who is a NICU nurse working 12-hour night shifts, has her wedding about to be canceled, and still manages to say “It will be okay,” with a smile. Read it on our website, at onbeing.org. ude Lucille Clifton, James Wright, Natasha Trethewey, Christian Wiman, Layli Long Soldier and more. Tsai Center for Innovative Thinking at Yale. God Bless You All and please stay well!!! 9) You’ll never realize how heroic nurses are, until you actually need one. Team work always works especially in difficult times!! I’m so thankful to so many at Yale, and around the world, for risking their own lives in order to be of service to people they do not even know. Thanks also to our regular Yale Security staff in the building —Gloria and Will—for helping us transition during the closure. Thank you to my older son for making the essential deliveries and to my daughter who is a teacher and finding ways to help educate the students from home and donate her time to other students who need assistance. I wish you all health and safety and I thank you for your heroic efforts in the face of danger! rising darkly around her, fierce with cold, You see I am human, I bleed just like you, And with each death that I witness, a part of me dies too. I would like to thank all the pharmacy techs at Yale Health and all pharmacies, especially my niece Angela Guarente, a pharmacy tech at CVS. And no cure there but to wait it out. You are brave, beautiful human beings and we greatly appreciate every effort you have put forward to make sure we, along with our loved ones, stay safe, healthy, and strong. There aren’t enough words to adequately describe the immense sense of gratitude I feel for our essential workers. You are each a “hero,” courageous, selfless, and kind. Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology, University Policies, Procedures, Forms, and Guides. I never skim-read a poem. I truly appreciate all frontlines, and I will forever keep you all in my prayers. Therefore, from the assurance of Your word, we know and are assured that we will never lose or … Words are not enough. Proud to be your cousin. Thank you so very much for all that you do. Thank you—Healthcare workers, first responders, postal workers, pharmacy workers, food and agriculture workers, grocery employees, public works, all delivery workers, law enforcement, and other infrastructure employees. I think this poem shows various shapes of love. To Melinda Standish, RN, YNHH HVC 5.3 Surgery Stepdown Unit; and Mary Kate Wynne, RN, SR Verdi4 North; Sally Wynne Harris, RN; and Sharon Dunn, LPN: Thank you for your strength and devotion to your patients who are so very ill. You have really opened my mind and shaped my career. Thank you for all the times we played. The letter speaks about Fionnuala: “You’ll hear her voice sing-song around the ward / lifting a wing at the shore of your darkness,” and just even in speaking of the music of the voice of the people who are in the ward with you as a consolation, as a balm, and that a person might hear it in the midst of a fever or in the midst of their own illness — that’s a profound form of love. THANK YOU for being our rock stars, everyday heroes, and for answering this call of duty. You are a super nurse, thank you for all your love and care. You are the REAL HEROES in this very uncertain world. Unappreciated no more! follow the sweet, hopeful voice of that landing. Yale Medicine, Medical Billing Compliance. Together we are stronger; together we are better; together we build healing for a brighter future. Thank you for your dedication in treating patients at Norwalk Hospital. Even with the stress, we manage to lighten the load with laughter while meeting the needs of the Yale Medicine patients. Just want to give the warmest thanks to everyone whose jobs are considered essential. Leanne O'Sullivan was born in 1983 and comes from the Beara peninsula in Ireland's West Cork. I say a prayer each and every day for your continued strength and protection in these difficult times. I really appreciate you, Your helpful, giving ways, And how your generous heart Your unselfishness displays. Thanks for all that you do to keep our patients and staff safe! Praying that you, your staff and family are doing well during this unprecedented time. Thank you for your long shifts and dedication and being on the frontlines!! May God bless all of you. Its a shame that they don’t get paid to risk their lives while helping others live theirs! Thank you! Thank you for your commitment and dedication; thank you for your compassion, collaboration, and courage; thank you for providing exceptional patient care and, perhaps, most importantly, thank you for giving us hope and bringing light during these times of uncertainty and fear. lifting a wing at the shore of your darkness. Yale Law School,  Alumni, Engagement and Development. Stay safe! A great big thank you to the Department of Internal Medicine for keeping us all informed and updated, the GME office and to all the Doctors, Fellows, Residents, APRNS, PAs, Nurses, Medical Assistants, Transport Department, and Environmental Technicians. They are the ones who are the heroes here. Words can not capture the amount of gratitude, Heather Gendron, Director of the Robert B. Haas Family Arts Library. There are no words that can adequately express our gratitude for all that you are doing during this difficult time. Thank You - Appreciation Poem The next appreciation poem will allow you to not only show your appreciation for someone, but also thank the person. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Yale Medicine, Coding and Billing, Orthopaedics. So today we say thank you For all that you do We would like to offer our thanks On you, we can always bank. A personal thanks to all the essential workers that have displayed courageous, selfless, and genuine caring for those that need you the most during COVID. Nurses cannot be nurses without love. Thank you so much for caring for people you don’t even know to show up every day to protect and save during this crisis. Here are 37 of the best thank you memes that pay tribute to doctors, nurses, health care workers, truck drivers, grocery clerks and other heroes on the front lines of the coronavirus crisis. And I think, for people who are working at the moment in healthcare and providing tireless, patient, strong care to people in extraordinarily anxious times, this poem is saying, “You are trustable.” And it’s inviting a person to think, “What might it be like to imagine that I’m trustable by people who are in deep anxiety?” And I think to carry that is a really important thing. Thank you! When you are a patient in the hospital, I personally find that teamwork allows progress to take place. Please be safe and know that you are appreciated more than ever. We will be forever in your debt! Thank you so much for all that you do and have done. The book, called A Quarter of an Hour, starts off with a little paragraph, saying that Leanne O’Sullivan, the poet, her husband had a brain infection which rendered him into a coma for three weeks. Sending a very special thank you to the Medical Assistants who still show up to the 800 Howard Ave location to continue to care for patients during this crucial time, especially my mother, Orimena Givens. The “Thank You Healthcare Workers” portion show people — starting in European countries — clapping every evening for these people braving the coronavirus. We also produce other podcasts you might enjoy, like On Being with Krista Tippett, Becoming Wise, and This Movie Changed Me. Love you all. Without each and every one of you, we’d be nothing. And doing it all under these circumstances is truly amazing. God bless and protect you and your families!! Here are 60 inspirational thank you quotes for nurses. Who will look after them there; will they be able to have a visitor? She teaches at University College, Cork. You’ll hear her voice sing-song around the ward Featured poets in this season incl. Thank you. And I would hope that anybody that I know and anybody who’s listening, who is showing care and welcoming people into a hospital, doing the administration, driving the ambulance, doing the initial analysis in an ambulance — all of these many, many jobs that make up a healthcare system — my hope is that a person would know that their life and their story is being wrapped into a story of care and that they, too, deserve the same care that they’re giving. And so you don’t need to have any background, and you can feel like you’re in the poem, and you feel the intensity and the deep trust that the writer, the poet, Leanne O’Sullivan, is imparting into this nurse named Fionnuala. And the line, too, in the poem, about a fever coming down: So much of Covid-19 is about people monitoring their temperature and wondering will their fever spike; can they wait this out at home; will they need to be in hospital? Find those wherever you like to listen, or visit us at onbeing.org to find out more. I would also like to thank my daughter who is an essential worker in this situation. Here is a poem I have written. Thanking a friend or a family member for doing something for you, or being there when you needed help, can … And Fionnuala, the oldest sibling, was the one who negotiated a pathway out of that curse, through magic. They sent me a picture of their hands, chapped and awkward. Thanks Marie and Jody. We’re all proud of you and love you! I want to thank my family for adjusting to my working from home as quickly as they did. Essential workers and those on the frontlines are sacrificing for the greater good of our communities and they should know that we all appreciate them. You are the heroes on the frontlines of this crisis. We will stay home for you!! Send a Message to Our Frontline Healthcare Workers. And then there’s the third level to this poem, also, which probably is very Irish, in the sense of the name, Fionnuala. Our very best wishes that you stay safe and well. Learning & Development, Yale Medicine Administration. My family and I are so grateful. I’ve got a friend who works in the healthcare system who was telling me that they’re washing their hands in the hospital with floor cleaner, because people had come in and taken some hand sanitizer. New episodes released every Monday and Friday through the fall. I heard that, in another life, she too journeyed Our music is composed and provided by Gautam Srikishan. There’s space on the page for my own imagination to fill in the bits that I need, and poetry makes me slow down in my reading. To Rosalie Alvarez, Patricia Amore, Jane Mattaway: You’re incredible and amazing. I’m so proud of you. Thank you to ALL the physicians, nursing, and all the support staff who are working tirelessly during this time to keep the health system going. May God bless you all. More than ever before I am profoundly thankful to Science and Medicine and the compassion and hard work of so many individuals helping us find our way back home. Thank you for doing all you do to keep us safe and for helping researchers find a cure. When I get dressed for work, it’s not just a job, When I lose another patient, it’s in my car that I sob. Be well and keep safe! But most of all, thank you for being the one. 1. Thank you so much for all that you are doing! I love you all! Who is this nurse, whose name was Fionnuala, in this hospital where the poet’s husband was in such a terrible state of ill health? Thank you for everything. Thank you to all the Essential Workers like my husband Kelly doing engine & hydraulic work on big rigs & son Kevin at UPS. I lost my mom during this crazy time and all the nurses and doctors did everything they could. We’re living in unprecedented times of fear, pain, and uncertainty. If, while I’m gone, your fever comes down — And because of that, I have nothing but love and appreciation to give for everyone who is out there putting themselves at risk. From the Drs, nurses, CNAs, PAs, residents, maintenance crew, and cafeteria staff, you are all heroes and we appreciate your bravery. Too many to single out, but from the bottom of my heart I want to thank everyone. 5. I truly hope we can do so, with the same courage and love that you have shown throughout. You are heroes. On March 16th, none of us knew what the next few weeks would be like. In case you forget, amidst the continued surge of new COVID-19 cases resulting in hospitalizations and deaths, you are heard and you are seen, even when you may feel you are not.. Everyone is in it together and within the healthcare atmosphere the people around you become a new kind of support system, or even in a lot of ways, a new family that understands the pain and frustration you … To all the Yale employees going to work everyday and taking care of the students and residents who remain in the residential colleges, thank you. Each and every one of you is magnificent! On the first reading of it, you understand immediately that somebody’s being written to. Best to you and their families. through a storm, a kind of curse, with the ocean Thank you also for continuing to see patients during this difficult time. https://onbeing.org/programs/a-poem-in-gratitude-for-health-care-workers That makes them all the more meaningful when they do come. Please know that I am, as are so many others, filled with gratitude for what you are doing. Thank you for everything you are doing and for all of the people you are helping. However, I’m glad our Sr. Director, Marie Follo, had the vision that Jody Irwin and I would work together well to manage the Telemedicine Conversion Center. Many of us are working from home and others have to come in to work. Thank you ALL for showing up every day and putting others before yourselves. A shout out to her partner Joe who is at home with their 10-year-old daughter and dealing with home schooling. Hats off to your dedication and courage. Thank you, thank you, thank you. Your contributions are appreciated and we thank you in our prayers, hearts, and minds each and every day. A HUGE Thank You to all essential workers!! In Leanne O’Sullivan’s poem “Leaving Early,” the poet writes to her ill husband, entrusting him into the care of a nurse named Fionnuala. Thank you to all the essential workers who have been working tirelessly these past two months, risking their lives to keep the community safe. Please stay safe and take care of yourselves, so that we might be able to take care of you, when we get to the other side of this pandemic. To all the essential workers putting their lives on the line: Thank you for all that you do! I live near a firehouse and have never seen them this busy! These folks are working long and hard to keep the most vulnerable folks supplied with their medications in order to stay healthy. We LOVE you. A HUGE thank you to ALL healthcare workers like my sister, Cebi Waterfield who leads the … I hope you are rewarded and held in the highest regard by your employer as their greatest assets. So this poem, while it’s written in an entirely different circumstance, has so many echoes for now. She is someone who weathered storms for 900 years in the shape of a swan with these huge wings. These circumstances is truly commendable and does not go unnoticed from the start of the most folks. Our prayers, hearts, and i ’ ve learnt and i express gratitude... 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