April 28, 2016

Ronald David Alvarez, M.D., Ellen Gregg Shook Culverhouse Chair in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology and vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, has been named chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His appointment is effective Sept. 1. Read more...

Medical Center employees: Stay up to date on the latest transition news


Make sure you are staying informed in the time leading up to Vanderbilt's transition by visiting vu.edu/transition for information about Vanderbilt's transition to two distinct entities and what this means for you as a VUMC employee. Note that C2HR will be down April 28-May 4. Read more...

Spring Faculty Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, May 3


The annual Spring Faculty Meeting and Awards Program, including the announcement and presentation of VUSM faculty awards, will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 3, in 208 Light Hall. Read more...

Coming Soon: 2016 VUMC Culture Survey


The 2016 VUMC Culture Survey is scheduled for May 16-29. The survey is your opportunity to provide the Medical Center with your feedback and opinions. Your voice helps us build a stronger VUMC, and creating a great place to work takes all of us. Read more...

Nobel laureate Betzig to deliver Discovery Lecture this afternoon


Eric Betzig, Ph.D., who shared the 2014 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for the development of super-resolved fluorescence microscopy, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on April 28. Read more...

VUH lands top safety marks from Leapfrog Group


Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) has been awarded a spring 2016 patient safety grade of "A" from the Leapfrog Group, a coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage that works to encourage health care safety, quality and affordability. Read more...

LifeFlight to open emergency helicopter base in Cookeville


In partnership with Cookeville Regional Medical Center, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Vanderbilt LifeFlight will soon be expanding its footprint to serve the Upper Cumberland region by adding an emergency helicopter base in Cookeville, Tennessee. 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...