February 24, 2015

Gary Gibbons, M.D., director of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, will deliver a special cardiology grand rounds on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Read more...

This Thursday's Discovery Lecture to explore acculturation's impact on health


Elena Fuentes-Afflick, M.D., MPH, an expert on the effect of acculturation--adoption of the cultural traits of another group--on health outcomes, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 26. Read more...

VUMC responds to the winter storm


During the predawn hours last Monday, Vanderbilt University Medical Center activated its Emergency Operations Center and initiated an Orange Alert for inclement weather in response to the worsening ice storm. Read more...

New retirement plan structure offers best-in-class funds independent of administrative services provider


When Vanderbilt's new retirement plan structure takes effect in April, participants will gain the ability to invest in best-in-class mutual funds from a number of investment companies, while enjoying the simplicity of having one place to manage their accounts and receiving one statement. Read more...

From "Vanderbilt Medicine" magazine: Ebola patient and VUSM alumnus Ian Crozier's long road back


In early September 2014, Ian Crozier, M.D., supervised the jet evacuation of a critically ill patient from Kenema, the epicenter of the raging Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone. An exhausted Crozier told the medical team that he hoped he didn't have to see them again. One week later, he did. This time he was the patient. Read more...