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Pat Mejia has been a nurse for almost 50 years. Her Baptist Health System career began at Southeast Baptist, which later became Mission Trail Baptist. Most of her nursing practice has been in the area of medical-surgical nursing and nursing education. She is well known for her compassionate care and as a strict patient safety advocate. Pat is beloved by her students and fellow faculty members. She always volunteers to help students who need a little extra guidance and direction. The department of Vocational Nursing has also named the Clinical Excellence award for graduating students after her because she exemplifies the Baptist values of compassion, safety, excellence, accountability, innovation, and faith. Pat is a nurse’s nurse – an advocate for the profession and a wonderful faculty role model for all.