Zulmarie Adorno-Maldonado, MSN, CRNA, is a graduate of the University of Puerto Rico Nurse Anesthesia Program. Zulmarie is the clinical coordinator at UPMC York Memorial Hospital. She takes pride in her work, in her team, and in helping students make the most of their clinical rotation while at UMPC York Memorial Hospital. Her passion for providing safe anesthesia shows with every patient interaction, and she especially lights up when caring for Spanish-speaking patients. When asked what it means to be a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) of Hispanic heritage, Zulmarie responded:
“For me, being a CRNA is about serving the community and helping them to have a successful surgery and a quick recovery. I feel honored to be a Latinx CRNA, representing my culture through the care of my patients and being a familiar face for them and a communication tool in their preoperative journey. I'm committed to my profession and the safety my patients.”
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