December 22, 2015

Arthur P. "Art" Wheeler, M.D., professor of Medicine and the longtime director of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Adult Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU), died Thursday, Dec. 17, from cancer. He was 58. Read more...

Vendor for VUMC clinical systems upgrade named; communication tools available


Vanderbilt University Medical Center has announced an agreement with Epic Systems Corp., a privately owned health care software company based in Verona, Wisconsin, to provide key clinical, administrative and billing software to the Medical Center. Communications tools are available to help tell others about the upgrade. Read more...

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day services set for VUMC chapels


VUMC Pastoral Care chaplains will be leading Christmas Eve and Christmas Day worship services in Vanderbilt University Hospital's Rhea Chapel and in the Chapel at Monroe Carell Jr. Chidren's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Read more...

Annual Holiday Gift Giveaway brings cheer


Vanderbilt's 2015 Holiday Gift Giveaway was held Friday, Dec. 18, at Langford Auditorium and at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. Despite the cold, employees came out by the thousands to pick up their gifts at the two locations, while employees working in Williamson County and other outlying areas received gifts from their managers. Employees chose a turkey or tofurkey, and a limited number of Vanderbilt aprons and oven mitts were distributed. Read more...

This week's VUCast: Who looks like a leader?


In this week's edition of VUCast, Vanderbilt's online newscast: When you envision a president, leader or CEO, why sex matters. Plus: See what Vanderbilt blasted into space and what it's doing now, and hear how the price of cigarettes is saving babies' lives. Read more...