March 19, 2013

Dear Colleagues, As March makes it predictable lion to lamb transition, Vanderbilt continues to move forward with unabated energy and strong leadership from all corners. For our upcoming Spring Faculty Assembly, Wednesday, April 3, we will have much to discuss and many great recognitions to observe. I invite you to join me and your faculty colleagues as we gather in Ingram Hall, in the Blair School of Music, at 4:10 p.m. Read more...

Pinson publishes "Tennessean" piece urging Medicaid expansion


Today's "Tennessean" published an opinion piece by C. Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D., deputy vice chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System, arguing that expansion of Medicaid in Tennessee under the Affordable Care Act is a good idea for both economic and humanitarian reasons. Read more...

World Health Week celebrated with full schedule of events this week


The Global Health Committee hosts World Health Week annually in partnership with the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) in an effort to raise awareness of important issues in medicine across the globe, engage the medical campus in global health topics, celebrate and welcome visiting international medical students, and support students who perform research projects abroad. Read more...

Free information session on navigating Medicare to be Thursday, March 21


Join Human Resources for a free information session from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, in Light Hall, Room 202. Read more...

This week's VUCast: How Opportunity Vanderbilt helps so many students afford college, and more


This week's VUCast: How Opportunity Vanderbilt helps so many students afford college, take a virtual visit of campus, and Vandy goes Potter. Read more...

State bill threatening VUPD ruled "constitutionally suspect"


Legislation under consideration by state lawmakers that would strip Vanderbilt University's right to field a commissioned police department as long as it enforces its nondiscrimination policy was called "constitutionally suspect" by the state attorney general. Read more...