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Dee Trick Receives 2024 UPMC ACES Award

Dee with her ACES AwardDiane “Dee” Trick, Administrative Coordinator for our Chronic Pain Medicine Division (UPMC Pain Management), has been honored with a 2024 UPMC Award for Commitment and Excellence in Service (ACES). This accolade is a testament to her unwavering dedication, outstanding service, and remarkable contributions to our healthcare system. Reserved for individuals who epitomize the highest standards of service, this honor is bestowed upon fewer than 1% of UPMC staff annually, making Dee's achievement truly exceptional.

For over 18 years, Dee has been a cornerstone of our UPMC Pain Management team, demonstrating exceptional leadership and commitment to our patients, staff, providers, and the broader community. Her tireless efforts have not only shaped the landscape of UPMC Pain Management, but have also set a standard of compassion and professionalism for all who have had the privilege of working alongside her.

Dee's steadfast dedication to providing exceptional support for our patients and her team embodies the core values of UPMC —quality and safety, dignity and respect, caring and listening, responsibility and integrity, and excellence and innovation. This award is a well-deserved recognition of Dee’s outstanding contributions and the profound impact she has had on our community. Her professionalism and guidance have been instrumental in shaping our team's success, and we are immensely grateful for her continued dedication.

We extend our heartfelt congratulations to Dee on this remarkable achievement!