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Leadership North Texas Shows Its Presby Pride

On Friday, members of Leadership North Texas Class 6 learned about healthcare as an industry and how wellness impacts the region, but this year the members had a chance to learn about the heroics involved with caring for the sick.

In late September, Texas Healthy Presbyterian Dallas cared for the first Ebola patient in the U.S. The support for this community of healthcare

ICU nurse and hero, John, with LNT Class 6 member Mark Felts

ICU nurse and hero, John, with LNT Class 6 member Mark Felts

workers was palpable , from signs on the walls to the smiles, handshakes and “thank yous” to all who met with the group. During a tour of the ICU, LNT class member Mark Felts had an opportunity to meet one of the heroes of Texas Health Presby Dallas. John was a nurse who cared for Mr. Duncan and was featured on 60 Minutes.

Also showing Presby Pride was U.S. Congressman Pete Sessions, who stopped by to speak with the Leadership North Texas class before continuing his tour of the hospital.


Congressman Pete Sessions discussing the impact of well educated leaders in our region

Tex,as Health Presbyterian Dallas is made up of seven buildings and 3 million square feet and is ranked in the 99th percentile for staff engagement. Notable patients have included former President George W. Bush and Dallas villain, JR Ewing, who was taken to the hospital after the famous shooting.

Leadership North Texas is a graduate-level, regional leadership program that recruits, develops and supports stewards of the North Texas region. Recruitment for LNT Class 7 will begin in January 2015. For more information, please contact Kimberly Walton at

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