May 3, 2013

The leaders of Mountain States Health Alliance (MSHA) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) announced Friday that the two organizations have signed an affiliation agreement that will benefit MSHA, VUMC and the residents of Northeast Tennessee and Southwest Virginia. Read more...

Five elected to Association of American Physicians


Five Vanderbilt University faculty members have been elected to membership in the Association of American Physicians (AAP), one of the nation's most respected medical honor societies. Read more...

Film festival highlights medical students' work


First-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) students presented their first projects on April 25 at the Student Life Center, as part of a new program at VUSM. The projects were video documentaries about the "what and the why" of being a physician scientist. Read more...

Children's Hospital offers playground safety tips for spring


As the weather finally begins to warm across Middle Tennessee, families may be looking for some outdoor diversions, such as visiting a local park. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips to keep playground visits safe and injury free. Read more...

Vanderbilt Partners with Nashville Kids Triathlon


The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt and Vanderbilt Athletics are partnering with the Nashville Kids Triathlon, to be held May 18 and 19, to help motivate area children to be healthy and active. Read more...

This week's VUCast: An undergrad's research to boost learning apps; hear amazing talent in a student recording studio


This week's VUCast is heavy with student features. It includes an A&S student and Curb Scholar who launched a music production studio; an A&S English major with an amazing voice; and a Peabody student doing advanced research on apps for very young kids. There's also a commencement preview. Read more...