May 17, 2016

According to a Circulation study published last week, menthol does not appear to increase a smoker's risk for cardiovascular disease or stroke any more than nonmenthol cigarette smoking does. Read more...

Marilyn Dubree urges staff to participate in VUMC Culture Survey


As a Magnet designated organization, Vanderbilt University Medical Center is infused with a culture that brings out the best in our staff and offers the highest quality care for our patients and their families. Read more...

Vanderbilt University honors 24 as emeriti faculty


Twenty-four retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 13, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Read more...

Novel sinusitis treatment helps patient breathe easier


For more than five years, Chandler Webb noticed that it was becoming more difficult to breathe through his nose. He compensated by breathing with his mouth, but eating and drinking were still uncomfortable. The pitch and tone of his voice were also changing. Read more...

Cancer Center patients make their musical dreams come true


Rob Schieber and Jordan Lawhead each moved to Nashville to pursue a career in music. Songwriter and publisher Kris Bergsnes introduced them knowing they were both cancer survivors. But a chance meeting in a patient waiting room at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) united the two men in their cancer journey as well as in friendship and collaboration, ultimately creating a chance for Schieber to perform at the Grand Ole Opry. Read more...

Employee Celebration Picnic is today


Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center will jointly host the Employee Celebration Picnic May 17. Read more...

Team Vanderbilt has information on this spring's walks and runs


Team Vanderbilt was created to combine all Vanderbilt-sponsored walks, runs and rides in one place to make participation easier. Among the upcoming events are the Bladder Cancer Advocacy Network walk and the Tour de Cure ride. Read more...

VUMC in the news


A roundup of a few recent positive stories from the press about Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read more...