September 23, 2014

Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, will deliver the 2014 State of the Medical Center Address at 4 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 23, in Langford Auditorium. Read more...

Churchwell to depart VUMC; Clair assumes role


Keith Churchwell, M.D., executive director and chief medical officer for the Vanderbilt Heart & Vascular Institute (VHVI), is departing Vanderbilt and will join Yale-New Haven Health System as vice president and executive director of Cardiovascular Services as of Dec. 1. Read more...

Bernard Lo to deliver Discovery Lecture, Thursday, Sept. 25


Bernard Lo, M.D., president of the Greenwall Foundation and director emeritus of the Program in Medical Ethics at the University of California, San Francisco, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Sept. 25. Read more...

From "Vanderbilt Medicine": Creative care for complex cases


When Eddie Dotson arrived at Vanderbilt University Medical Center last September, he weighed 627 pounds and truly embodied the label "morbidly obese." He had so much fluid in his chest it was hard to breathe and his heart, liver and kidneys were failing. Read more...