March 1, 2012

Cardiothoracic surgeon Walter Merrill, M.D, a member of the Vanderbilt faculty from 1983 until 2002, is returning to Vanderbilt to become chief of staff of Vanderbilt University Hospital. He assumes the position April 1. Read more...

Meet Galen the Gargoyle


After sufficient time to acclimate to his new perch within the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs, a name has been chosen for the Medical Center's gargoyle. More than 140 creative suggestions were submitted for the Vice Chancellor's Name the Gargoyle contest. The winning name of "Galen" was submitted by Carolyn Truscott in the Office of Medical Center Special Events. Read more...

Children's Hospital asks parents to help prevent television and furniture tip-over injuries


Every year more children are suffering life-threatening injuries caused by furniture and television tip-overs. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is asking parents to implement a few extra safety measures to keep their children safe around the house. Read more...

Vanderbilt hosts "Brain Blast" fun for kids and adults, Saturday, March 3


"Brain Blast," a half day of free, hands-on activities for children and adults will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, March 3, at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. Read more...

Ethical Decision Making in Social Work Practice conference to be Thursday, March 8


The annual social work conference, this year titled "Unavoidable Dilemmas: Ethical Decision Making in Social Work," will be held Thursday, March 8, from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Scarritt-Bennett Center's Raintree Room. Read more...