April 18, 2017

If you work near Children's Hospital, the Psychiatric Hospital, Blakemore Offices, 3401 West End, Crystal Terrace or Medical Center North, hop on the "Celebrate Express," a special shuttle service to get you to the event. Read more...

Advocating for patients drives Children's Hospital nurse Christine Lowry


"I want always to be a patient advocate, to help patients and families understand where we're coming from, and explain things in case they don't understand, and make them comfortable enough to where they can be an advocate for themselves." Read more...

Spring Faculty Meeting set for April 27


Following remarks by Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., president and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and dean of the School of Medicine, the 2017 Faculty Awards for Excellence in Teaching and Outstanding Contributions to Research will be presented. Read more...

From "Vanderbilt Medicine": Q+A with Wonder Drake, M.D.


Physician-scientist Wonder Drake, M.D., associate professor of Medicine and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, has focused her research on understanding the pathogenesis of sarcoidosis, a chronic inflammatory disease that strikes multiple organ systems in the body. She is the director of the Sarcoidosis Center of Excellence. Read more...

From "My Southern Health": One family's story: the price of distracted driving


Our son Brian graduated from college in May 2009 with a degree in economics. He moved back to Nashville and started looking for a job, which he fortunately found. He was living at home with us while he saved money to move into his own place. On Oct. 28, 2009, he left for work at about 7 a.m., as usual. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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