March 22, 2016

Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt, in partnership with the Ryan Seacrest Foundation, celebrated last Friday the opening of a new state-of-the-art, multimedia broadcast studio, named Seacrest Studios, inside Children's Hospital. Read more...

John Sawyers, a steady hand in the operating room and as head of Surgical Sciences, dies at 90


John Sawyers, M.D., whose decades-long career as a surgeon culminated in the chairmanship of the Vanderbilt Section of Surgical Sciences from 1983 to 1995, died Friday, March 18. He was 90. Read more...

AlertVU test scheduled for this afternoon


Vanderbilt will conduct a test of its AlertVU emergency notification system on Thursday, March 24, at 2 p.m. Read more...

Pose-Enter-Win with HR's Express Your-Selfie contest


As a part of a new Learning Operations program, Culture of Service: Expressions of Our Credo, employees have the opportunity to participate in a "Express Your-Selfie" contest. Read more...

My Southern Health features Child Life


Child Life Services works with patients and families to promote a positive medical experience. Child life specialists are trained in child development and the unique needs of children, teens and families in the hospital. Through play, these specialists create a friendly environment to help children feel more comfortable. Read more...

From "Momentum": Jamie Zoe Givens in her own words


I deliberately tie the hospital gown two ways, left over right, right over left to see which best covers my mastectomy scar before exiting the changing room. As I open the door, my prosthetic breast falls out of the bra's mesh pouch in the plastic bag provided for my belongings. I don't want anyone to see what I am hauling, but then I wonder how many women in the mammogram waiting room carry my same secret. Read more...