November 12, 2015

Best Doctors in America, an annual listing of the nation's physicians who are peer selected for inclusion, is again acknowledging the expertise of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's (VUMC) faculty. Read more...

Earthquake victim's journey leads to Children's Hospital


Eleuseo Morales-Garcia and his 8-year-old son, Dolman Morales-Ortiz, traveled to Nashville from Guatemala for the intricate surgery that Dolman desperately needed but could not receive in his home country. Read more...

Sandy Hook victim's father to speak on violence and the brain, Monday, Nov. 16


Jeremy Richman, Ph.D., a neuroscientist and founder of a foundation named for his daughter, Avielle, who was killed in the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in 2012, will lecture Nov. 16 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...

Panel of care for the uninsured to be Monday, Nov. 16


A panel titled "Caring for the Uninsured: A National, State and Local Perspective," will take place at 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16, and will include Metropolitan Nashville Mayor Megan Barry; David Blumenthal, president of the Commonwealth Fund; and Nicole Comeaux, deputy executive director of the Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange. Read more...

ER or walk-in clinic? How to make the call


Making the choice between going to the ER or to a walk-in clinic can be difficult. The four Vanderbilt Health and Williamson Medical Center walk-in clinics can handle a variety of conditions resulting in shorter wait times and less expensive care. Read more...

This week's VUCast: Digging for history on campus


In this week's VUCast: See why students are digging on campus and what they're finding underground. Also, hear what Reese Witherspoon is saying about her huge new venture in Nashville, and watch the student video asking people to rethink stereotypes. Read more...