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We are IH: Amara Stangeland

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Amara Stangeland Job Title: Registered Nurse, Adolescent Psychiatry Years of Service: 2 Worksite: Kelowna General Hospital Community: Kelowna Ancestral Territory: Syilx (Saay-ilks) / Okanagan Interior Salish Favourite Quote:  "In a world when you can be anything, be…

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We are IH: Michael-Ann Miller

  We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories.     Name: Michael-Ann Miller (She/Her) Worksite: Princeton General Hospital Ancestral Territory: "Syilx" (Saay-ilks) / Okanagan Interior Salish Years of Service: 9 Job Title: Manager, Clinical Operations "Fake it till you make it, it's…

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We are IH: Ken Zarr

We are IH is a recognition campaign to spotlight Interior Health employees and medical staff – through pictures and stories. Name: Ken Zarr (He/Him)Worksite: Kelowna General Hospital, OkanaganAncestral Territory: "Syilx" (Saay-ilks) / Okanagan Interior SalishYears of Service: 29Job Title: Coordinator of Volunteers"Happiness is temporary; joy is eternal."- Ken's favourite quote Upon meeting Ken, you can…

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Diversity and inclusion through employee stories

“I know the feeling of not being included in a conversation”, says Allen Lee, a Medical Laboratory Technologist making big strides in furthering diversity and inclusivity efforts at Kelowna General Hospital’s (KGH) Laboratory. Allen immigrated to Canada when he was only 14 years old, encountering firsthand the many challenges of assimilating into a foreign culture.…