November 19, 2015

Discovery, education and clinical care will continue to be the core of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's mission as the date of the legal separation for Vanderbilt University and VUMC nears, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, said to a capacity crowd at last week's Fall Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly. Read more...

Vanderbilt appoints George C. Hill as chief diversity officer and vice chancellor for Equity, Diversity and Inclusion


Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos has named a pre-eminent biomedical researcher and diversity advocate to serve as Vanderbilt University's first chief diversity officer and vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion. Read more...

VUMC named among top cardiovascular hospitals in U.S.


Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named one of the nation's top 50 hospitals in cardiovascular services by Truven Health Analytics. As part of the same ranking, VUMC was named one of the top 15 hospitals in the United States with a cardiovascular residency program. Read more...

Vanderbilt Children's After-Hours Clinics hit new milestone in patient visits


Vanderbilt Children's After-Hours Clinics have treated 25,000 patients since the first clinic opened its doors on March 25, 2013. Patients and families are able to receive expert pediatric care in their own communities for illness or injuries that occur during the evening or weekend. Read more...

Vanderbilt study finds erectile dysfunction drug may benefit patients at risk for diabetes


The drug sildenafil, sold as Viagra and other brand names, improves insulin sensitivity in people at risk for diabetes, researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center reported. Read more...