May 3, 2016

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is now operating as a fully independent, nonprofit entity, following the completion of the legal transaction on April 30 that separated it legally and financially from Vanderbilt University. The transition positions VUMC for future growth and investment, while preserving its tightly woven connections to the University in research and teaching. Read more...

Spring Faculty Meeting is this afternoon


The annual Spring Faculty Meeting and Awards Program, including the announcement and presentation of VUSM faculty awards, will be held at 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 3, in 208 Light Hall. Read more...

Cancer expert Thompson to deliver May 5 Flexner Discovery Lecture


Craig Thompson, M.D., president and CEO of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture on May 5. Read more...

HR and Central Sterile Processing partner for a department win


The Central Sterile Processing (CSP) department plays a crucial role at VUMC, providing best practice processing services for the operating room staff and clinicians across the medical enterprise. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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

From Vanderbilt Medicine: Against all odds


Dawn James of Knoxville, Tennessee, was 16 weeks pregnant when a 3-D ultrasound determined that her unborn baby had severe spina bifida that left almost his entire spinal cord exposed. The baby was given zero chance of survival. Read more...