My Why Video Series

Celebrating our Commitment to Being a Purpose-Driven Organization

To honor some of our remarkable employees, we created a My Why video series featuring the personal stories of Henry Ford Health System team members who embody our core values of compassion, innovation, respect and results.  Watch their inspiring stories and see how their purpose creates an exceptional experience for every human life that they touch.

Every story is unique, and we are grateful for those who allowed us to share their story in this My Why video series. Come back and visit this page often; a new video will be released every three weeks.

Betty's My Why

Betty Sonego Nalepa, an information services manager at Henry Ford Wyandotte Hospital, is determined to leverage the power of technology to help the lifesavers of Henry Ford save lives.


Marius's My Why

Marius Stoica is a maintenance mechanic at Henry Ford Macomb Hospital who loves his work. Learn how his caring, warmth and attention to safety help patients and team members alike.


Gail's My Why

Gail Brenton is a social worker at Henry Ford Allegiance Health. Gail approaches life with a true sense of gratitude. See why her personal experiences motivate her to deliver care with great compassion and respect.


Shawn's My Why

Shawn Murphy is a telehealth nurse at Henry Ford e-Home Care. Shawn combines his two passions – nursing and technology -- to provide convenient access to care for patients.


Levelle's My Why

Levelle Cunningham is a customer service quality analyst at HAP. Early in his career, Levelle developed a passion for helping others. See how his regular visits with an elderly customer changed his life.


Mary's My Why

Mary Vera is a Medical Technologist in the Core Stat Lab at Henry Ford Hospital. Mary attacks her work every day knowing she is not just working with samples, but people…people counting on accurate results. See why Mary is proud to be the person behind the results.


Mohamed’s My Why

Mohamed Saleh, RN, is a nurse and Safety /Emergency Preparedness Coordinator at Henry Ford Medical Centers - Fairlane and Ford Road. He lives by the workplace safety slogan: Tomorrow is the reward for working safely today. See how Mohamed ensures the proper care and protection for our patients and staff, especially in emergency situations.


Cheryl’s My Why

Cheryl Green is a social worker at the Fairlane Dialysis Center. Cheryl lives by a quote she read: "The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away." See how Cheryl shares her many gifts with the Henry Ford dialysis patients. 


Coming Soon:

  • Jennifer Furstenau, RN, radiology nurse, Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, Feb. 24
  • Charlotte Sevilleno, occupational therapist, Community Care Services, March 16
  • Donald Flournoy, unit coordinator, Henry Ford Maplegrove Center, April 6
  • Monique Spikes, RN, staff nurse, med/surg unit at Henry Ford Hospital, April 27

Watch More Episodes

View the entire My Why Series on YouTube.

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