July 31, 2014

The White Coat Ceremony held at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine that recognizes first-year medical students' transition from college to professional school serves as a rite of passage and carries a powerful symbolism. Read more...

VUMC's patient engagement efforts lauded


Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named one of the "100 Best Hospitals for Patient Engagement" by Becker's Hospital Review, the latest accolade for Vanderbilt's continued emphasis on patient- and family-centered care. Read more...

School of Nursing kicks off strategic planning process


Nearly 200 Vanderbilt University School of Nursing faculty members took part in a special planning retreat last weekend, kicking off a six-month process to develop the school's strategic vision. Read more...

Courage Unmasked supports head and neck cancer patients


Charlie Haller had never smoked or used chewing tobacco and wasn't a heavy drinker, so the 41-year-old Lyles, Tennessee, man wasn't thinking about cancer when a mass developed on the side of his neck. Read more...

This week's VUCast talks cougars, football and more


What cougars crave that's kept them alive for thousands of years and hear from the team getting Vanderbilt's football team ready to win. Read more...

Latest news from the VUMC Reporter is available online


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