September 26, 2013

Colleagues, A front-page article in Tuesday's "Tennessean" has created misperceptions about Vanderbilt University Medical Center's efforts to assist patients who no longer need acute hospital services, but may need further care in another setting such as a rehabilitation hospital, nursing facility or at home through the support of home health. Read more...

Vaccine Research Program lands major NIH renewal


The Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program has received a contract from the National Institutes of Health to continue its work as one of the nation's Vaccine and Treatment Evaluation Units. Read more...

New Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center to open in January 2014


Vanderbilt faculty and staff will have a new resource for reaching their fitness goals, and a new way to "Go for the Gold," when the Vanderbilt Recreation and Wellness Center opens to the campus community in January 2014. Read more...

Behind the scenes: VUMC has starring role in last night's "Nashville"


Vanderbilt University Medical Center was at the heart of last night's season premiere of ABC's "Nashville," with several scenes featuring main character Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton) recovering in the Critical Care Tower of Vanderbilt University Hospital following her motor vehicle accident. Read more...

Half marathon on Saturday, Sept. 28, to close some roads around Vanderbilt


Staff, faculty and students coming to Vanderbilt on Saturday, Sept. 28, should be aware that the Women's Half Marathon that morning will result in road closures in the downtown, Vanderbilt and Hillsboro/West End areas. Read more...

Patient and visitor parking moving to automated payment system


With the implementation of a new automated parking system by the end of the calendar year, there will be a $7 fee for patient and visitor parking on Vanderbilt University Medical Center's 21st Avenue campus in the East, Central and South Garages. Read more...

This week's VUCast: football player gets pioneering microsurgery


How one Vandy football player gets back in the game after kidney surgery; plus more on VUCast. Read more...