Laura Baquero is an Exemplary and Extraordinary Nurse. She establishes connections with peers, patients and families in a professional, caring and compassionate manner. Patients describe her as a model of efficiency, kindness, gentleness and patience. She anticipates the needs of every patient and makes a difference in the lives of every patient she touches and every patient she cares for. She is considered a role model among her peers, always willing to lend a hand where needed to ensure that every patient receives excellent care in a holistic sense. She is a mentor and a colleague. She cares for oncology patients who feel that they are in the best hands, and feel comforted by her care, taking them on their journey delivering the best care possible.