One Outstanding Oncology Nurse

This past year amid the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted just how extraordinary and wonderful Anne Draxl, B.S.N., RN, is for our practice.

Anne Draxl, B.S.N., RN, is an outstanding oncology nurse with more than 10 years of experience in both the inpatient and outpatient settings.

This past year amid the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted just how extraordinary and wonderful Anne is for our practice at the Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.

We can always depend on Anne for practical ideas or solutions to accomplish a patient-related task or request, especially with the pandemic-related changes of working some days from home and ever-changing practice models due to COVID-19. Anne is also a great resource for her oncology nursing peers’ questions.

Anne possesses exemplary professionalism, compassion and concern for each of our patients with breast cancer. Anne isable to help our patients, women young and old, walk through their journey, from receiving their initial breast cancer diagnosis, to cancer treatment, to survivorship, to end-of-life issues. Anne has a passion for learning and a heart for educating our patients as well as sharing her knowledge. She has implemented and improved patient education resources and handouts for our patients and for the benefit of others.

Anne has helped our patients with questions about their cancer-related treatments while also helping them navigate through the uncertainty and fears of the COVID-19 pandemic. Her strengths include teamwork, organization and genuine respect for our patients and their families.

It is a true pleasure to work with Anne. Anne truly is an extraordinary healer and is well-deserving of this recognition.

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