All hands on deck

Recognizing outstanding staff

“All Hands on Deck” is a new series profiling staff members working tirelessly behind the scenes to help Emory continue its academic and health care missions during the COVID-19 pandemic. Know someone we should consider? Email suggestions to

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Timothy Fields on Zoom

Admission team works to ‘get the Emory spirit into the virtual world’

Through ‘virtual visits,’ videos, social media and other online experiences, staff in Emory’s Office of Undergraduate Admission built a strong foundation for engaging with prospective students and their families during the pandemic and beyond.

Zoom team

All Hands on Deck: The Zoom experts

A team of five tech specialists has served as Emory’s go-to Zoom experts during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping ensure that lines of communication stay strong as the Emory community continues to work, teach, learn and provide patient care.

Two employees wear full PPE

Drive-through COVID-19 testing takes 'huge team effort' from Emory staff

Emory's drive-through testing site is the result of a "huge team effort" from staff across multiple areas of expertise, including clinical providers, facilities management, IT, lab techs, supply chain, security and more.

a jigsaw puzzle of “Tony Scott and Garry Templeton, Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, CA, 1979” by photographer Walter Iooss

All Hands on Deck: The Carlos Museum brings art into homes

Carlos Museum staff members have found ways to share many exhibit pieces in digital formats. Online jigsaw puzzles, webinars with artists and even book deliveries by bicycle are helping patrons enjoy the Carlos while sheltering in place.

Health care vehicles drive

Emory Police: On call during uncertain times

While still handling routine calls and crime reports, Emory police are responding to events associated with COVID-19, including investigating "Zoom bombings," organizing a parade to thank health care workers and increasing support for Emory University Hospital and Emory University Hospital Midtown.

George Grant

All hands on deck: Spiritual health across Emory’s hospitals and campuses

Dozens of spiritual health staff provide support to patients, families and staff across Emory Healthcare, while campus chaplains and staff help communities stay connected during remote learning.

Two staff members hold up signs welcoming students to campus

All hands on deck: Welcoming Oxford students to Atlanta

Staff at Oxford College come together to help students who can’t return home for remote learning transition to living on Emory’s Atlanta campus.

Students attend class virtually on Zoom

All hands on deck: Transitioning Emory College to remote teaching

In less than two weeks, Emory College staff helped more than 500 faculty members move from a classroom setting to remote learning for 6,000 undergraduates, now scattered across the country and the world.

Emory quad

All hands on deck: Emory staff exhibit ‘can-do’ spirit and enduring sense of community

While the Emory campus is now quiet, thousands of Emory staff members are working tirelessly behind the scenes to help the university continue its academic and health care missions during the COVID-19 pandemic.