My Sovah Story - Danville | Tyrell Payne
October 20, 2023
What is your role at Sovah Health– Danville?
I’m the Student Coordinator for Sovah Health - Danville Campus.
What was your inspiration for getting into healthcare?
My inspiration to work in the healthcare field comes from my eager to always want to help people and to be a part of a great team.
What is a typical day like for you working in this field?
My day from beginning to end involves taking care of all the Student Doctor’s needs and making sure that they have all the rotations that they will need to graduate from medical school.
How long have you been employed here? Have you always been in the same position?
I started out as a registrar in the ER and then I was promoted to outpatient registrar. From there I was promoted to the Assistant Residency Coordinator and then to the role I’m currently in now as the Medical Student Coordinator. I have been employed with Sovah Health going on 5 years.
What are some of your interests outside of work? What is your favorite local gem?
I love spending time with my two beautiful daughters, Alyssa and Ambria. I currently serve as the Vice Chair of the Danville Public Schools Board and a member of the Transportation Advisory Board for the City of Danville, VA. I also serve on the Community Improvement Council for Head Start. On the weekends, I work along with my dad (Bishop George Payne Sr.) as he pastors The Church of God in Ringgold, VA.
What do you enjoy most about working at Sovah Health?
I really enjoy working with all the residents, the student doctors and all the staff in the Residency Program. By working with them I’m able to serve the patients that come to Sovah Health, as well as my coworkers.