March 31, 2015

As Vanderbilt's retirement plan transition to the new streamlined structure nears its final stages, we want to remind you of several upcoming key dates and actions you should take to ensure your account is set up the way you want it to be. Read more...

Discovery Lecturer O'Rahilly to explore obesity, insulin resistance, Thursday, April 2


Sir Stephen O'Rahilly, M.D., an expert in metabolic and endocrine diseases, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, April 2. Read more...

Nominations for Vanderbilt Prize Scholar sought


Nominations for this year's Vanderbilt Prize Scholar are now being accepted. The deadline is April 24. Vanderbilt Prize Scholars are female graduate students in the biomedical sciences who are mentored by the winners of the Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science. Read more...

Unintentional shootings are leading cause of firearm injuries in children; Children's Hospital offers prevention tips


Unintentional shootings are the leading cause of firearm-related injuries in children, while intentional assault was the biggest cause of such injuries in adolescents, according to a Vanderbilt study. The study underscores the importance of practicing gun safety to prevent a tragedy. Read more...

Nominations open for both Credo and Five Pillar Leader awards


The Credo Award exists to recognize individuals who consistently demonstrate exceptional credo behavior. The purpose of the Five Pillar Leader Award is to recognize exceptional leaders who consistently model a balanced approach to leadership across the five pillars and demonstrate Credo behaviors. Nominations for both are open now. Read more...

Team Vanderbilt has information on spring walk and runs


Team Vanderbilt was created to combine all Vanderbilt-sponsored walks, runs and rides in one place to make participation easier. Upcoming events include the Free to Breathe 5K and the March of Dimes Walk for Babies. Read more...

From "Hope": Child-sized care


A cuddly bear, a friendly smile, a ride in a play car, an ICEE drink, a special bracelet and soft, colorful pajamas are all items that one might find at a child's sleepover. But at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, those are present every day because hospitals don't have to be, and shouldn't be, scary for children. Read more...