March 28, 2017

Richard B. Johnston Jr., a renowned immunologist and pediatrician who has dedicated his life's work to improving the health of children, is the recipient of the Vanderbilt University Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Award. The honor is the highest bestowed to a member of the university's alumni community. Read more...

New building expansion planned for Vanderbilt School of Nursing


The Vanderbilt University School of Nursing will soon break ground on a new 29,947-square-foot addition connecting to its existing buildings on the Vanderbilt campus. Construction is expected to begin in late spring and be completed in August 2018. Read more...

Reminder: access to patient information monitored


Unauthorized use of Vanderbilt University Medical Center's clinical databases--Epic, Medipac or Star Panel--to check on the health status of fellow employees or to peer into the medical records of other individuals not under their care, can result in progressive discipline. Read more...

From "Vanderbilt Medicine": Healing from within


Researchers have long suspected the immune system, so efficient at defending the body against foreign invaders, could be key to treating cancer. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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