September 29, 2016

Volunteers for non-clinical roles, including helping with patient flow, are needed for this year's Flulapalooza, Vanderbilt University Medical Center's mass influenza vaccination event, to be held Tuesday, Oct. 11, in a tent between Light Hall and the Veterans Administration Medical Center. Read more...

Many opportunities available for flu shots; exemption requests due by Oct. 1


All flu shot exemption requests are due by Oct. 1. Read more...

State of the Medical Center Address set for Nov. 2


Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, will deliver his 2016 State of the Medical Center Address at 7:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 2, in Langford Auditorium. Read more...

Elevate Town Hall Meetings: save the dates


This is a chance for all employees to hear updates from and ask questions of the VUMC executive team. All employees are encouraged to attend one of the 10 different sessions scheduled at different times and locations. Read more...

New VUMC educational series focuses on palliative care


A new series of lunch and learn events at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is designed to teach nurses and other medical professionals best practices for providing palliative care to patients at their bedsides. Read more...

Lack of oral care can lead to life-threatening situations


Following trips to two different hospital emergency rooms, 24-year-old Geoffrey Slayden was raced by ambulance to Vanderbilt University Medical Center for surgery and a week of hospitalization, including several days in intensive care on a ventilator and feeding tube. The culprit: abscessed teeth. Read more...

Team Vanderbilt has information on this fall's walks and runs


The Heart Walk and Light the Night are two major upcoming opportunities for participation. Read more...

Farmers' Market is on VUH plaza today, 2-5 p.m.


The weekly VUMC Farmers' Market will be held today on the VUH plaza from 2-5 p.m. Read more...

Stories from this week's VUMC Reporter are available now


The latest news from this week's VUMC Reporter is available at www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/reporter. Read more...