October 30, 2012

Nominations open for Risk Management Awards

The Department of Risk Management has opened nominations for VUMC’s Annual Risk Management Awards.

Applications for each of the 2012 categories — Nursing, Attending/Faculty, House Staff/Fellow and Employee — will be accepted until Oct. 31.

Any VUMC employee who has been employed at the Medical Center for at least 12 months is eligible.

Here are attributes of potential winners:

  • He/she regularly and consistently strives to improve patient care and safety, going above and beyond their normal job duties.
  • He/she strives to identify areas of potential improvement related to patient care and safety.
  • He/she has, in the past year, developed or improved processes that have resulted in a significant improvement in patient care and safety.
  • He/she is community-minded and supportive of Vanderbilt’s mission to provide the highest quality education, research, patient care and community service.

To obtain a nomination form and additional information, visit the award website at https://www4.vanderbilt.edu/riskmanagement/rm-awards.php.

Nominations may be sent to:

2012 Risk Management Awards
Loews Vanderbilt Plaza
2100 West End Ave., Suite 700

If you have any questions, please call Christie Schenk at 936-5909.