"The heroes from the Santa Rosa Tubbs Fire in 2017 were healthcare workers risking their own life to save others. Kaiser doctor, Dr. Witt, whose home burned during the fire and he escaped with his motorcycle through the fire directly to the hospital surrounded by the flames. He was in charge of the Neonatal Intensive Care unit and he was able to securely evacuate every baby to a nearby hospital leading the caravan through the firestorm on his motorcycle."

"You never know when life is going to throw you a curve ball, one you never saw coming. Suddenly everything stops, and you are hit with a tragedy that changes your life forever."

"Listen to that inner voice, dig deep to uncover the way you can help a sick friend and take that extra step. You will always know that you did the right thing, and nothing can take that away from you."

"The Great Recession was like a perfect storm to Sutter Health and the Board of Directors. The collapse of the equity markets sent the economy into a violent tailspin and at the time, no one know how far it would fall. The decisions made by the organization during the Great Recession were extremely important for Sutter’s employees, patients and the healthcare communities they served."

"The country needs to find the best formula to have the highest quality of healthcare at an affordable cost. If we can find a way to reduce the time a patient spends in the hospital and bring the quality care into the home, we can improve the quality of the life of the patient and significantly reduce to the cost of care."