2020 Practitioner of the Year Recipient
Lisa Lucas, DNP, CRNA, APRN – Collierville, Tennessee
As noted by Dr. Lucas’ coworkers, “Lisa Lucas DNP, CRNA joined the Memphis VA Medical Center as a staff Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist in 2008. From that moment, her professional goal was to serve veterans at the Memphis VAMC. She has fulfilled that goal and continues to this day making the Memphis VAMC the best place for veterans”.
Also noted by her peers, “Dr. Lucas has a reputation for being a respected change agent who will tackle obstacles to improve patient safety. In fact, she regularly receives inquiries from CRNAs in the private sector who want to work for her at the Memphis VAMC. Under her direction, the Memphis VAMC Operating Room has risen to the top of the VISN on key productivity indicators. Under her direction, the Memphis VAMC Operating Room has risen to the top of the VISN on key productivity indicators. Her leadership and progressive thinking are instrumental to moving CRNA practice forward.”
TANA congratulates Lisa Lucas!