October 12, 2017

On Nov. 2, MHAV will undergo a major upgrade, providing users with a range of new features, several of which are designed to ease patient access to VUMC. Read more...

Garraway details family's key role in shaping career path


As the guest speaker for the 16th annual Levi Watkins Jr., M.D., Lecture, Levi Garraway, M.D., Ph.D., outlined the influence his family had on his storied career, particularly the impact of his uncle, for whom the lecture is named. Read more...

Reminder: Open Enrollment going on now through Oct. 20


Open Enrollment is passive this year, which means the benefits you elected in 2017, except flexible spending accounts, will automatically roll over to 2018, unless you make changes. The options you elect will be effective Jan. 1 - Dec. 31, 2018. Read more...

Patient experience awards honor service excellence


VUMC has recognized 157 clinicians and 41 areas with Excellence in Patient Experience Awards in recognition of outstanding performance and exceptional commitment to service excellence. Read more...

Researcher targets peanut allergies with Cohen Fund support


Scott Smith, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine, will use a research award from the Stanley Cohen Innovation Fund to test a new therapeutic strategy for peanut allergies. Read more...

Greater Nashville Heart Walk this Saturday, Oct. 14


The 2017 Greater Nashville Heart Walk hits the Vanderbilt University Medical Center campus on Saturday, Oct. 14. Read more...

"Hidden VUMC Figures" on Oct. 16; all employees invited


On Monday, Oct. 16, the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Office for Diversity Affairs will present "Hidden VUMC Figures," a tribute to employees who have made significant long-term contributions to the Medical Center, often behind-the-scenes. Read more...

VUMC announces agreement with Cigna for individual exchange plan insurance option


Individuals who enroll in Cigna Connect during this year's open enrollment period, Nov. 1 thru Dec. 15, will be able to be seen at their maximum benefit level at VUMC beginning Jan. 1, 2018. Read more...