August 4, 2016

Vanderbilt University Medical Center's heart transplant program is ranked No. 2 nationwide in volume for its combined adult and pediatric procedures, according to the most recent data released by Organ Procurement and Transplant Network (OPTN) in July. Read more...

Brown named to Academy for Women of Achievement


Katherine Brown, Ed.D., M.S.Ed., an occupational therapist with Vanderbilt Home Care Services, is one of the eight inspiring Nashville women who will be inducted into the YWCA's 2016 Academy for Women of Achievement on Oct. 6. Read more...

White Coat Ceremony marks start of medical school journey


Family members, friends and faculty gathered in Light Hall on July 29 to support the new Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) class during the school's annual Convocation and White Coat Ceremony. Read more...

VUSN honors near-record number of students during pinning ceremonies


The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) recognized 360 students, one of the largest classes in its history, during pinning ceremonies Sunday at Vanderbilt's Langford Auditorium. Read more...

From My Southern Health: How to lighten the load with children's backpacks


Numbness, tingling or discomfort in the arms or legs may indicate an issue with the way your child is carrying his or her backpack. Read more...