October 27, 2016

Open Enrollment for 2017 benefits is going on now. You have until 11:59 p.m. on Oct. 31 to make your benefit elections in My VUMC Benefits. It's critical that you enroll, or you may have an extra $120 per month coming out of your paycheck in 2017. The Benefits Fair runs through 2 p.m. today in the breezeway between Light Hall and the Robinson Research Building. Read more...

Child pedestrian deaths increase on Halloween night


Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers safe trick-or-treating tips Read more...

Emerging field of cardio-oncology seeks better tools


Improved therapies have led to a spike in the number of people living with cancer, and today there are more than 15.5 million survivors in the United States. However, some of these therapies can cause toxicities to the heart, the vessels and the body's metabolism. Read more...

Final Farmers' Market of the year will be today, 2-5 p.m.


The weekly VUMC Farmers' Market will have its last session of the year on the VUH plaza from 2-5 p.m. today. Read more...

"Boo to the Flu" scaring up vaccinations tomorrow


Those who missed Flulapalooza have another chance to participate in a vaccination event. "Boo to the Flu" is a festive flu vaccination event to be held on the Vanderbilt University campus Friday, Oct. 28, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Sarratt Cinema. Read more...

"Howl-o-Ween Paw-ty" brings together pets and children at Children's Hospital


Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt hosted a "Howl-o-Ween Paw-ty" with a pet therapy dog show, a "PUParazzi" photo booth with hospital mascot Champ, and a stuffed dog giveaway. Read more...