October 31, 2017

'Twas the night before Go Live, when all through the house/ We were in the command centers, alone without spouse./The backloads were completed with diligence and care/ In hopes that eStar soon would be there Read more...

Task Force for Physician Empowerment makes recommendations


The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Task Force for Empowerment and Well-being, a 16-member multidisciplinary group formed earlier this year to develop a deeper understanding of the nationwide problem of physician burnout and suggest solutions at VUMC, has made its initial recommendations. Read more...

Lights! Camera! Epic!: eStar go live video contributions wanted


Thursday morning marks an important event in Vanderbilt's history, as we make the official transition to eStar. To commemorate this moment, we're putting together a celebratory video and need your help. Read more...

Resources to help you get through eStar Go Live


Several resources available to help you with patient communication and stress-management during the transition. Read more...

Deadline is today for up to $240 Wellness Credit and partial reimbursement for VRWC fees for completing Go for the Gold


Faculty and staff paying for Vanderbilt Health Plan benefits on Jan. 1, 2018, can earn a Wellness Credit for completing Go for the Gold by Oct. 31, 2017. Read more...

Gatherings provide updates, forum for feedback on future of IdeaShare


Over the course of IdeaShare, more than 300 ideas were shared across three campaigns around how we communicate at the Medical Center, how we can take action to improve our work, how we can connect around our interests or passions and how we might change our benefits. Read more...

Midwifery clinics adding primary care services


Two midwifery clinics operated by a partnership of Vanderbilt School of Nursing (VUSN) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) have begun offering primary care for women, making them one-stop locations for women's health services. Read more...

It's the scariest night of the year -- how to keep children safe on Halloween


Safety experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt know Halloween can be scary, but for different reasons than you think. On average, twice as many children are killed while walking on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Read more...

"VUMC Voice": Pumpkin-carving winners announced


Thirteen departments were represented in the contest and more than 300 voting cards were submitted by the shrewd judges of the pumpkin-carving arts. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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