THE ARIISE AWARDS

At UCI Health, we strive to uphold our ARIISE values – Accountability, Respect, Integrity, Innovation, Service and Excellence. We offer many ways to recognize and honor those who display these values within our organization. Each year, the ARIISE Awards are presented to six individuals and one team or department who best exemplify our organization’s core values.

THE ARIISE VALUES

Accountability
We are responsible for the achievements and success of UCI Health.

Respect
We foster an environment of mutual respect and trust among ourselves and with all whom we serve.

Integrity
We tell the truth and strive to earn the trust of those around us.

Innovation
We seek ideas and approaches that can change the way the world discovers, teaches and heals.

Service
As departments and individuals, we collaborate to effectively and compassionately serve our stakeholders, each other and the community.

Excellence
We are committed to achieving the highest level of excellence in patient care, discovery and education.

Team Award: This award is given to a team that models our ARIISE values and stands out in the organization as an exemplary team.

2022 Ariise Nominations

CONGRATULATIONS

2021 ARIISE AWARD WINNERS

VIEW WINNERS HERE

Accountability Dorothy Ong

Benefits Manager
People Services, Human Resources

Respect Jeffrey Vu, DNP, MBA, RN, FNP-BC

Associate Program Director
UCI Health Gender Diversity Program

Integrity Stefanie Yoshii

Assistant Manager
Patient Relations

Innovation Brit Cervantes

Program Coordinator and Community Education Specialist
Pediatric Gender Diversity Program

Service Robert Eastin

Director of Pharmacy Operations
Inpatient Pharmacy

Excellence Melba Gonzales

Community Health Program Representative
Interventional Gastrointestinal Laboratory

2021 ARIISE Team Award UCI HEALTH EPIDEMIOLOGY & INFECTION PREVENTION (EIP)

Susan Huang, M.D., Kathleen Quan, Keith Olenslager, Keith Madey, Erica Thiesfeldt, Shruti Gohil, M.D., Lauri Thrupp, M.D., Mariya K. Kornick, Usme Khusbu, Antonella Barreda, Katie Palmer, Linda Dickey, Jennifer Yim, Emily Bueno and Albert Cruz