October 6, 2016

William Stead, M.D., the McKesson Foundation Professor of Biomedical Informatics, has been chosen to serve as chair of the National Committee on Vital & Health Statistics (NCVHS). Read more...

Dittus named to AHRQ's National Advisory Council


Robert Dittus, M.D., MPH, Executive Vice President, Public Health and Health Care for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), has been named to the National Advisory Council of the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Read more...

Engle set for Discovery Lecture today


Elizabeth Engle, M.D., a pediatric neurologist who discovered a group of genetic disorders affecting cranial nerves, will present the next Flexner Discovery Lecture today. Read more...

Kevin Johnson to deliver Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture on Oct. 11


Johnson will discuss "Lessons and Other Things My Parents Never Taught Me." He is senior vice president for health information technology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, the Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor and chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics, and a professor of pediatrics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Read more...

Get your flu shot at Flulapalooza on Tuesday, Oct. 11


Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) annual influenza vaccination event will be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. in a large tent erected between Light Hall and the Veteran’s Administration (VA) Hospital. Read more...

Open Enrollment for VUMC employees runs from Oct. 18-31


Open Enrollment, your annual opportunity to choose the benefits that best fit the needs of you and your family, begins at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31. The benefits you elect will take effect on Jan. 1, 2017 and last until Dec. 31, 2017. Read more...

Elevate Town Hall Meetings: save the dates


This is a chance for all employees to hear updates from and ask questions of the VUMC executive team. All employees are encouraged to attend one of the 10 different sessions scheduled at different times and locations. Read more...