August 23, 2016

A letter from Seth Karp, M.D., chair of the Department of Surgery and H. William Scott Professor of Surgical Sciences. Read more...

Sen. Alexander visits VUMC to discuss precision medicine


U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) last week visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), where he hosted a roundtable discussion on Vanderbilt's prominent role in President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative. Panel participants included VUMC's Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., Jennifer Pietenpol, Ph.D., Dan Roden, M.D., and Josh Denny, M.D., M.S. Read more...

VUMC recognized by Becker's Hospital Review for Oncology program


Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named to the 2016 Becker's Hospital Review list of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs. The annual list recognizes organizations leading the nation in cancer care. Read more...

Program helps Ph.D. students find non-academic careers


In 2013, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) received one of 10 grants from the National Institutes of Health called BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) to help train scientists for a variety of diverse careers. Read more...

Age no barrier for patient's transplant surgery success


The old adage that age is just a number actually became a lifesaver for 71-year-old Rex Parton. Read more...

Team Vanderbilt fall kick-offs set for tomorrow and Thursday


Staff and faculty can sign up for a Vanderbilt sponsored walk, run or cycling event, at one of the two upcoming walk fairs. Vanderbilt Team T-shirts will be distributed when you sign up for a walk or run. Local area non-profits will have information on their upcoming fall events and there will be giveaways, including free smoothies. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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