Diane has received an amazing 6 DAISY nominations from NICU staff and families! The information shared on the nomination forms illustrated several common themes. The first is connection. Parents used the word "love" to describe their connection with Diane: "I love her personality, patience, and her honest opinion about anything that I ask. She was so loving and caring about doing things for my son." "I absolutely love when Diane is caring for my son." "I love the way she does her job." "We love you Miss Diane and will certainly miss you when we are discharged." Another theme is caring: "She truly cares about the health, safety, and happiness of the children/babies she cares for." "She represents the essence of clinical expertise and compassionate care." And lastly, she engages the family in the patient's care: "Diane has gone over and beyond to explain everything in great detail." "Every time I call or visit, she always gives the info I ask for and always gives the best care to my daughter." "She made sure my son was comfortable and she explained everything to me and my family." Her Director says "Diane always takes the complex babies as her primary patients. She is a strong advocate of family-centered care in the unit."