October 9, 2014

Michael R. DeBaun, M.D., J.C. Peterson Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine at Vanderbilt, will be the keynote speaker at the 13th Annual Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture. Read more...

Last chance to see Elevate town hall presentations today and tomorrow


Members of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's leadership team are holding a series of 45-minute town hall presentations that all faculty and staff are encouraged to attend. "We want to hear from you," said Mitch Edgeworth, COO of the hospital and clinics, and one of the roster of presenters. Read more...

Novel therapy eases stress of retinoblastoma treatment


Conventional therapy for patients diagnosed with retinoblastoma, the most common ocular cancer in children, includes systemic chemotherapy, external beam radiation and/or surgical removal of the eye. Read more...

Heart Institute celebrates implantation program success


Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI) reached a significant milestone recently with the 100th implantation of the miniaturized HeartWare HVAD Pump, a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) that supports the heart. Read more...

Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center open new Brentwood walk-in clinic today


Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center are opening a new Walk-In Clinic in Brentwood today. The new clinic joins three other Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center Walk-In Clinics already open in Cool Springs, Franklin and Spring Hill. Read more...