April 27, 2017

The annual Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Spring Faculty Meeting and Awards Program will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in 208 Light Hall. Read more...

Kevin Johnson: Culture Survey helps teams work together to solve problems


As senior vice president of Health Information Technology, Kevin Johnson and his team are busy putting in our new clinical IT system and getting the organization ready for the November Go Live of the new system. But that won't stop him from encouraging his team and others to take time to do the VUMC Culture Survey. Read more...

Appraisers' visit is final step of VUMC Nursing's third Magnet Designation


Four appraisers from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) are visiting Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) this week as the final step toward the Medical Center earning a third Magnet Designation. Read more...

VUMC employees celebrated for their culture of caring


Vanderbilt University Medical Center's biggest asset--the 22,000 employees who through everything they do touch the lives of millions of patients and their families each year--were honored at last week’s "Celebrate the Difference YOU Make Every Day." Read more...

Faculty members join March for Science


Among the thousands of scientists and their supporters who participated in Saturday's March for Science in Nashville and in Washington, D.C., were several faculty members from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University. Read more...

Mary Jo Smith wins 2017 VUMC Administrative Professional Award


Mary Jo Smith, who has been a legal assistant in the General Counsel office for 18 years, was named the recipient of the 2017 Administrative Professional Award. She was chosen from among 85 nominations. Read more...

Two projects to change traffic around VUMC Saturday


Saturday, April 29 will see two projects that will change traffic patterns around VUMC. Read more...

EpicLeap core design advisor shares excitement for new scheduling process


As the Associate Operating Officer of Vanderbilt Children's Outpatient Clinics, Layle Kenyon, is no stranger to improving processes. It's her job to stay on top of satisfaction among patients, families, providers and staff, and empower teams to make it continuously happen. So, when asked to be a Core Design Advisor (CDA) for the EpicLeap project, Kenyon jumped right in to provide support from her vantage point. Looking back on the progress, she says, "We're going to be in a really good place." Read more...