April 19, 2012

Last month, I pledged to communicate with you in a more personal way about the many amazing things I see and experience throughout the Medical Center, and about challenges we face related to our nation's rising debt and federal health care reimbursement challenges. Read more...

VUMC receives second Magnet designation


During a phone call Wednesday from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), Vanderbilt University Medical Center learned it has achieved its second ANCC designation as a Magnet organization. Read more...

Institute of Medicine to hold regional meeting at Vanderbilt, Monday, April 23


The Institute of Medicine of the National Academies, in conjunction with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will hold a regional meeting Monday, April 23, 4-6 p.m. in 208 Light Hall. Read more...

School of Medicine Students hold 5K run/walk to support Shade Tree Clinic, Saturday, April 21


The Shade Tree Trot is a family-oriented fun run and walk organized by students with the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Proceeds from the Shade Tree Trot help support the Shade Tree Clinic, a family health care facility located in East Nashville, also staffed and administered by the school's students. The Shade Tree Clinic supports health care needs for those who cannot afford medical care. Read more...

"Healing Broken Hearts" TV special to air Monday, April 23


Vanderbilt Heart will present an hour-long television special on Monday, April 23, highlighting all aspects of heart care, from heart-healthy lifestyle to breakthrough technologies for treating heart disease. Read more...