October 16, 2014

VUMC's Department of Infection Prevention has compiled an extensive list of questions and answers about the Ebola virus: its transmission, treatment, waste management, disinfection and other topics. Read more...

Open Enrollment is underway


During Open Enrollment, there are several programs to select, make changes to, or waive. If you need help with Open Enrollment, attend a Health and Benefits Fair, attend an enrollment lab, or sign up for a webinar. Read more...

Staph "gangs" share nutrients during infection: study


Antibiotic-resistant bacteria can share resources to cause chronic infections, Vanderbilt investigators have discovered. Like the individual members of a gang who might be relatively harmless alone, they turn deadly when they get together with their "friends." Read more...

Project PAVE's impact on children's vision easy to see


It's been 20 years since Project PAVE, a Tennessee program providing low-vision evaluations for children, was launched. Lori Ann Kehler O.D., the newly appointed principal investigator of Project PAVE (Providing Access to the Visual Environment), is eager to see the impact that one of the nation's leading programs assisting low-vision patients will have in the coming years. Read more...

VUMC named a leader in LGBT equality efforts


Vanderbilt University Medical Center has again been recognized as a "Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality" by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the country's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization. Read more...

Latest news from the VUMC Reporter is available online


The latest news from this week's VUMC Reporter is available at www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/reporter. Read more...