October 16, 2012

R. Daniel Beauchamp, M.D., chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences, and Sten Vermund, M.D., Ph.D., director of the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, have been elected to the Institute of Medicine (IOM), the organization announced this week. Read more...

Open Enrollment begins at 8 a.m. tomorrow


Enrollment is active this year, which means all benefits-eligible employees need to make benefit elections from Oct. 17-31. Even if you already have the right coverage and don't have any changes to make, you still need to enroll. Read more...

VU Neuroscience Graduate Program lands excellence award


Vanderbilt University's Neuroscience Graduate Program has been named the 2012 "Program of the Year" by the Society for Neuroscience. The award was presented Sunday, Oct. 14, during the society's annual meeting in New Orleans. Read more...

VUMC observes Breast Reconstruction Awareness (BRA) Day


This is Nashville's and Vanderbilt's first observance of BRA Day. The day originated last year when Canadian Parliament established it as the third Wednesday in October. BRA Day is now being observed in more than 20 countries. Read more...

This week's VUCast: "Nashville," saving lives with smartphones, and more


This Week on VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast: The Vanderbilt connection to the new TV hit "Nashville." How your smartphone could start saving lives and how music is going to the HEART of VUMC. Read more...