October 5, 2017

Beginning this week, the first of a series of six messages is being distributed to Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) employees highlighting ways to best fulfill the Vanderbilt Patient and Family Promise, a guiding principle that was created by patients and providers and adopted at VUMC in 2013. Read more...

Levi Watkins Jr., M.D., Lecture set for Oct. 10


This year's speaker is Levi Garraway, M.D., senior vice president of global development and medical affairs for Lilly Oncology, associate professor of medicine at Harvard Medical School, and assistant professor of medicine in the Medical Oncology Service of Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. Read more...

Telemedicine initiative to serve Kentucky schools


In a first-of-its-kind collaboration for both parties, schools in Allen County, Kentucky, are joining with Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt so sick children can receive a more comprehensive array of health care services while attending school through virtual visits with Vanderbilt clinicians. Read more...

Vanderbilt Heart program named among best in nation


Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named to the 2017 Becker's Hospital Review list of the 100 Hospitals With Great Heart Programs. Read more...

"VUMC Voice": How does the Employee Hardship Fund work?


The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Faculty and Staff Hardship Fund is experiencing increased demands for financial assistance at a time when few employees are regularly contributing. Read more...