August 8, 2017

Once again, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named among the country's finest providers of adult specialty care by "U.S. News and World Report," and has also been named as the No. 1 hospital in Tennessee and the Metro Nashville area for the sixth consecutive year, having topped these rankings since they were introduced in 2012. Read more...

Dill to lead new VUMC Office of Engagement


Stuart Dill, Vanderbilt University Medical Center's (VUMC) entertainment industry liaison since 2015, has been named director of the newly created Office of Engagement. Read more...

Save the date: Open Enrollment for 2018 benefits is coming soon(er)


The 2018 benefits open enrollment period is Oct. 3-20, which is two weeks earlier than last year. Open Enrollment is your annual opportunity to choose the benefits that best fit the needs of you and your family. Read more...

Vanderbilt begins phase 1 trials of new Alzheimer's drug


A potential new drug for Alzheimer's disease and schizophrenia developed by Vanderbilt University scientists was administered July 29 to the first volunteer enrolled in a first-in-human phase 1 clinical trial at the Vanderbilt Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. Read more...

Shinohara's life and career defined by curiosity


Curiosity is the spark that has always energized and illuminated Eric Shinohara's life--curiosity about the natural world, about other people and about how to help those individuals. Read more...

Patient Flow Nurses help increase efficiency of discharge process


Patient Flow Nurses are passionate about their role--helping expedite the discharge of patients to decrease length of stay, reduce readmissions and open beds for other patients. Read more...

From Momentum: A day in the life of Cindy Tinker Hancock


Social worker Cindy Tinker Hancock, LMSW, imagines the internal monologues that pass through the minds of people she encounters at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC). Read more...

VUMC in the news


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