March 14, 2017

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) have once again been named among the "Best Graduate Schools" in the country by "U.S. News and World Report" magazine. Read more...

Wente, Pinson visit state leaders during Vanderbilt's Day on the Hill


Vanderbilt's annual Day on the Hill March 7 allowed campus leaders to meet with members of the Tennessee General Assembly to thank them for their service to the state and for their continuing partnerships. Read more...

Elevate Town Halls continue this week; Thursday's meeting streamed live


All employees are encouraged to attend one of the seven different sessions scheduled at different times and locations. No RSVP required. Read more...

Study explores alcohol use patterns in early pregnancy


The latest Centers for Disease Control and Prevention update recommending that women who are pregnant or could become pregnant abstain from alcohol use prompted a Vanderbilt professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and her team to explore the patterns of alcohol use in early pregnancy. Read more...

New Radiology website gives patients pre-visit tips


Patients scheduled to undergo an imaging procedure at Vanderbilt University Medical Center can now explore a new Radiology and Radiological Sciences patient website for tips about what to expect during the visit, how to prepare for the procedure and how early to arrive prior to the appointment. Read more...

Investigators use machine learning to predict suicide risk


Suicide attempts arise in all sorts of circumstances and in all sorts of people, making suicide risk profiling dubious. Could machine learning provide a way forward? Read more...

From "Vanderbilt Medicine": Remote Control


When Willem Leister Einthoven, inventor of the electrocardiogram (EKG), sent an EKG over telephone lines back in 1906, it was the first example of modern telecardiology. More than a century later, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologist Allen Naftilan, M.D., Ph.D., puts a stethoscope to his ears and listens to the heartbeat of a patient more than 90 miles away. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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