February 21, 2017

Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and dean of the School of Medicine, has appointed a 14-member committee to conduct a national search for the new chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Read more...

New technique helps ease ear tumor surgery


Last fall, the Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center became the second facility in the country and third in the world to use a fully endoscopic surgical technique to remove an acoustic neuroma, a rare benign tumor on the balance and hearing nerves. Read more...

Health Plus observes Heart Month: "Love Your Heart" Expo is tomorrow in Light Hall


Health Plus leads the observance of February as Heart Month with Know Your Numbers events, the Feb. 22 "Love Your Heart" Expo, and more. Read more...

From "Hope": Climbing higher


A bubble of cerebrospinal fluid growing within Clark Akers' spinal cord had the potential to leave him paralyzed and rob him of a passion for competitive diving and golf. Consistent, severe headaches and occasional vomiting prompted the then 12-year-old to have an MRI in June 2015. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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