October 24, 2017

As Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) gears up for the Nov. 2 launch of eStar, teams throughout the medical center are hard at work to ensure the transition is seamless and positive for patients and their families. Read more...

Team seeks to build EMR system for battlefield scenarios


Daniel Fabbri, Ph.D., assistant professor of Biomedical Informatics and Computer Science, has been awarded a $1.7 million research grant from the U.S. Department of Defense to create an automated clinical documentation system for use in battlefield ambulances and helicopters. Read more...

"VUMC Voice" 4-to-6-year-olds' Halloween art winners announced


The winner of the 4-to-6-year-old division in the "VUMC Voice" Halloween children's art contest is Margarita Kryshtal, 6, the daughter of Dmytro Kryshtal, of the Clinical Pharmacology Division of the Department of Medicine. See all the runners-up and honorable mentions here. Winners of the division for older children will be announced at "VUMC Voice" later this week. Read more...

"My Southern Health": Assessing breast cancer risk


Do you know what it means to be at "high" or "elevated" risk for developing breast cancer? Do you know if you are at high risk? Read more...

"Vanderbilt Medicine": Cracking the code of the immune system


Of all the threats that face humankind, microbial invaders are among the most frightening. They can overwhelm the body's immune defenses in a matter of hours. Modern medicine is often powerless against them. And new emerging infections are raising their ugly heads all the time. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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