March 11, 2014

The National Business Group on Health (NBGH), a non-profit association of nearly 400 large, U.S. employers, has selected Vanderbilt University as a winner of an Innovation in Reducing Health Care Disparities Award. Read more...

VUPD testing emergency notification system tomorrow


Vanderbilt University Police Department will conduct a test of the university's emergency mass notification system, AlertVU, on Wednesday, March 12, at 10 a.m. Read more...

Wilson, cochlear implant pioneer, set for Discovery Lecture, Thursday, March 13


Blake Wilson, D.Sc., a pioneer in the development of cochlear implants and co-director of the Duke Hearing Center, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, March 13. Read more...

New regulations seek to keep drugs out of water supply


This week, staff from Vanderbilt hospital units and clinics are learning about new federal environmental regulations aimed at keeping specific drugs out of the water supply. Read more...

VUMC ad campaigns win multiple local awards


Vanderbilt University Medical Center's advertising campaigns won six American Advertising (ADDY) Awards in Nashville's 2014 competition. Read more...

From "Vanderbilt Medicine" magazine: A lesson in healing


Third-year medical student Mike Powers learned a lot about being a good doctor by being a patient. Diagnosed with cancer just over a year ago, he has a new connection to patients and to the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine community who saw him through some dark days. Read more...