June 20, 2013

As a core activity of our employee celebration efforts, and more specifically to thank University and Medical Center faculty and staff for their continued commitment, the Employee Celebration Picnic will be held Friday, June 21. Read more...

Maury Regional, VICC to open Spring Hill facility


Maury Regional Medical Center (MRMC) and Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) have joined forces to open a new radiation oncology treatment center for cancer patients in Spring Hill, Tenn. Read more...

Studies outline new model for staph bone infections


Osteomyelitis, a debilitating bone infection most frequently caused by Staphylococcus aureus ("staph") bacteria, is particularly challenging to treat. Read more...

VUSM bolstering students' clinical experiences


Willie Melvin, M.D., assistant professor of Surgery, trains residents and more advanced medical students, so he was pleasantly surprised by first year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students Darin Diiorio and Shaun Mansour, who had no clinical experience before arriving in his clinic last September. Read more...

Program gives young patients creative outlet


Caleb Clark is a soft-spoken, polite 10-year-old boy who's not overly talkative. But what emotions and feelings he doesn't express with words come pouring out with a splash of water colors on paper: joy, sadness, anger, happiness and peace. Read more...