February 25, 2016

Federal officials with the White House and National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today that Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) will lead the Direct Volunteers Pilot Studies under the first grant to be awarded in the federal Precision Medicine Initiative Cohort Program. Read more...

Focus on care, quality drives heart transplant program


As the largest heart transplant program in the Southeast, the Vanderbilt Transplant Center is ranked No. 1 in volume for the combined adult and pediatric heart transplant program, according to the latest Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) data. Read more...

Project brings discharge medications to patients' bedsides


At Vanderbilt University Hospital, on a pilot basis, pharmacists have begun delivering discharge prescriptions and counseling to patients at the bedside prior to discharge. Read more...

Certified Nurse photo op with Marilyn Dubree is Monday, Feb. 29


The photo will be taken in 208 Light Hall, and those attending should arrive no later than 7:30 a.m. to allow for participants to be positioned. Those who are unable to attend may submit photos to be included in the March 19 Certified Nurses Day observance. Read more...