September 27, 2012

During a meeting in Nashville last week, the director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) called on academic medical centers to make the case for continued, strong federal investment in biomedical research. Read more...

VUH debuts new unit dedicated to palliative care


The Palliative Care Program's mission is to ease the suffering and enhance the quality of care for patients and families dealing with an advanced or life-threatening illness. Read more...

Open Enrollment is coming: Do you know your VUnetID and ePassword?


Open Enrollment for 2013 benefits is Oct. 17-31. This is an active enrollment, and all benefits-eligible employees need to enroll. When you enroll, you will need your VUnetID and ePassword. Please check that you know your VUnetID and ePassword before Open Enrollment begins. Read more...

"Call the Midwife" to get sneak peek at School of Nursing and NPT event tonight


"Call the Midwife," a British drama about the lives of midwives working in the East End of London in the 1950s, will have preview showing of an episode at Vanderbilt's Sarratt Cinema tonight at 7 p.m. Read more...

Little League Champion a pro with diabetes


Middle Tennessee's latest celebrities are the 11- and 12-year-old Little League U.S. World Series Champions from Goodlettesville. But one young player already had quite a fan base built up at a Vanderbilt pediatric diabetes clinic, where he has been a patient most of his life. This video is produced by reporter Carole Bartoo and videographer/editor Mike Todd. Read more...