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Good Day Ascension Podcasts

Inspiring stories from around our health ministry

The Good Day Ascension Podcast shares stories of how we serve others, live out our Mission and connect with our communities. Join the in-depth conversations with leaders and associates from across Ascension.

Previous Podcasts are listed below or you can browse the Podcast Library to view all episodes.

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We hope you enjoy the Good Day Ascension podcasts.

Featured Podcast

Our Featured Podcast showcases associates from across Ascension.

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Traveling nurses take compassion beyond their home communities

Amy Black, RN, and Milikka Smith, RN, join other nurses in an effort to help states experiencing high COVID-19 positive cases.

September 8, 2020

Previous Podcasts

Replay past Good Day Ascension Podcasts.

Experiencing the other side: from Ascension associate to patient

Kent Koehler, PMP, CPHIMS, Ascension Technologies, gets a new perspective when he becomes a patient.

July 24, 2020

Primary care vs. virtual care in the new healthcare arena

Dustin Cupp, D.O., FAAFP, talks about the changes ushering in virtual care and telehealth visits when he treats his patients.

July 1, 2020

Emerging stronger as an integrated health ministry

Joe Impicciche, President and CEO, Ascension, shares the One Ascension journey.

June 16, 2020

Nurses take action from the Orthopedics floor to the COVID-19 unit

Trina Wilson, BSN, RN, discusses her move from the Orthopedics floor to the COVID-19 unit.

June 5, 2020

Building a strong sense of community for associates and their families

Susan Sellers, Vice President of Foundation Development, shares her team's vital work for the community.

May 29, 2020

Program sets moms' minds at ease during the pandemic

John Harkins, MD, FACOG, talks about how he helps concerned future parents

May 15, 2020

A stronger-than-ever Mission emerges during COVID-19

Linda Root, Chief Mission Integration Officer, Ascension Michigan shares her take on a stronger Mission

May 4, 2020


Nurse coaching helps this associate find joy

Career coaching empowers organizational movers and shakers to flourish. Cydney Colley, BSN, shares her story of change.

August 5, 2020

Creative approaches alleviate logistical challenges to secure PPE

Todd Adams, Chief Operating Officer, The Resource Group, walks us through different ways their teams helped secure PPE for caregivers.


Coming together for a virtual choir is music to the ears

Jill Birch, In-Market Consultant, Organizational Development and Learning, walks us through the virtual backstage's work of art.

June 19, 2020.

Car parades and thank-you signs honor healthcare heroes

John Coffey, Safety Officer, Medxcel, St. Vincent's Riverside, plans a a parade for a big gratitude summer splash.

June 12, 2020.

Parents support children’s health and well-being during a pandemic

Christopher Belcher, MD, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist, talks about ways to strengthen children's support to stay safe this summer.

June 1, 2020

Inside Emergency Medicine during COVID-19: Creativity in ventilator performance

Charlene Irvin Babcock, MD, MS, Emergency Medicine, takes us through her research and findings to treat multiple patients with one ventilator during a shortage.

May 22, 2020

Talking with Oprah about innovation and creativity in the time of COVID-19

Donnella James, RN Emergency Department Ascension St. John, Detroit shares her experiences

May 9, 2020

Playful methods cheer up patients amid uncertainty

Amanda Doust, Patient Care Assistant, Ascension St. Vincent's East captures her calling through playful interventions

April 23, 2020