Here for Good. Podcast.
Exploring how transformational leaders create a positive impact on the world around us. Hosted by Dennis W. Pullin.
Meet Your Host
Since 2019, host Dennis W. Pullin, FACHE, President and CEO of Virtua Health, has interviewed special guests with distinct stories to tell. Past guests include entrepreneurs, elected officials, and business executives—plus a chef and tennis champion, too.
Building upon the resounding success of the Here for Good podcast, Inside Edition features heartwarming “companion” episodes that shine a spotlight on Virtua colleagues’ remarkable accomplishments, as well as their passions beyond the workplace. This delightful series of mini-conversations feature colleagues from diverse roles and departments, and highlights the strong connection between our culture and their selfless acts of kindness.
Dennis is the recipient of two distinguished awards from the Philadelphia Business Journal — Most Admired CEO and 2019 Power 100 List — Dennis is dedicated to improving the state of health care in South Jersey.
Dr. Hafeza Shaikh is driven by multiple passions, which include offering access to heart care to our neighbors in Camden, teaching the next generation of clinicians, and addressing physician burnout. In her roles as assistant program director for the cardiology fellowship at Virtua and assistant professor at the Virtua Health College of Medicine & Life Sciences at Rowan University, Dr. Shaikh is dedicated to making a difference to our patients and community members. Despite her busy schedule, Dr. Shaikh finds joy in spending quality time with her family and hitting the road on her bike. She recently achieved a personal record—100 miles in a single ride!
"When you're in the military, you build a family, and you're a soldier for life."
In this episode of "Here for Good: Inside Edition," Dennis sits down with Nelson Vasquez, a Virtua network engineer and member of our WE Serve Colleague Community. Here, Nelson talks about how he came to Virtua, and how our WE Serve team is dedicated to supporting the health and wellness of fellow veterans, active military members, and their families.
Ann Marie Porter Williams, RN has a simple yet powerful rule: if you have three meals, share one. This commitment to helping those in need motivated her to pursue a career in nursing and care for those in her community, particularly individuals facing homelessness. Check out this episode of "Here for Good: Inside Edition" where Ann Marie opens up about her personal journey and her experience having twins. This experience inspired her to write "Welcome Rainbow Baby Logbook," which led to a whole series of journals for new moms.
In its first season, the Here for Good podcast was recognized by eHealthcare Leadership Awards, with a silver award for best healthcare podcast for use of this unique content channel to communicate with external and internal audiences.