March 15, 2012

Every week, through the pages of The Reporter and MyVUMC, we all receive timely information about the many exciting events taking place throughout the Medical Center. Yet I'm often asked, "what are you are seeing in VUMC that moves you the most?" Or, "what are the things we're all facing that keep you awake at night?" Read more...

HR announces policy updates


Dear Colleague, In just a little over a year as your Chief HR Officer, I have often heard that our employment policies can be hard to understand, are lengthy, and can be inflexible for both employees and managers. As we've been rebuilding the Human Resources function, we've also spent considerable time reviewing our policies, evaluating how they are being applied and whether we benefit from these sets of mutual expectations. Read more...

"Quitting Smoking Can Be Done" seminar to be 6 p.m., Tuesday, March 20


The Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center's community series offers informative discussions about topics of interest concerning cancer. The next meeting of the series is Tuesday, March 20, 6 to 7:30 p.m. at VICC's Green Hills Cancer Center, 3810 Bedford Ave., Suite 100. The topic is "Quitting Smoking Can Be Done," and the presenter is Barbara Forbes, a nurse practitioner at the Vanderbilt Dayani Center. Read more...

World Health Week events set


Experiences of Nashville's refugees, medical "ethnomusicology," and health and social justice in post-earthquake Haiti will be discussed during World Health Week at Vanderbilt, March 19-24. Read more...