December 7, 2017

Vanderbilt University Medical Center's 2018 Organizational Goals are outlined by C. Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D., Deputy CEO and Chief Health System Officer for VUMC. Read more...

Leapfrog names Children's Hospital among top 10 in U.S.


Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is one of only 10 children's hospitals in the nation to be named a Leapfrog Top Hospital for 2017. Read more...

"VUMC Voice": From Child Life patient to Child Life specialist


Camille Fraser was a teenager with a cancer diagnosis when she was helped by a Vanderbilt Child Life specialist and immediately knew she had seen her future career. That was 13 years ago and Fraser is now a Vanderbilt Child Life specialist herself. But she never caught the name of the woman who inspired her. Read more...

Event celebrates 2,000th liver transplant at VUMC


Members of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center gathered last week to commemorate the 2,000th liver transplant performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Read more...

Celebration honors 11 new endowed chair holders


Eleven Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were recognized for their outstanding scholarship and research during a celebration at the Student Life Center Nov. 29. Read more...

Vanderbilt receives national designation for excellence in infection prevention


Vanderbilt University Medical Center is the first hospital system in the nation to receive the Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology Program of Distinction designation, an acknowledgement of excellence for infection prevention and control programs that meet stringent standards established by the association. Read more...

VUMC flu masking requirements now in effect


Influenza season has begun in Middle Tennessee, with both confirmed cases of influenza and clinic visits for influenza-like illness on the rise. As per VUMC policy, all faculty, housestaff, and employees who have received an exemption from influenza vaccination should now start to wear a surgical mask until the influenza season has ended. Read more...

Holiday Gift Giveaway is Dec. 15


VUMC's annual Holiday Gift Giveaway is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 15. Employees can choose a turkey, tofurkey or oven mitt. Read more...