Upcoming Meetings & Events

Monthly meetings

(3rd Tuesday)

Cigarran Conference Room MCE South Tower 

Suite 4200, Room 4212


Please join us:

August 18, 2015

September 15, 2015

October 20, 2015

November 17, 2015

No Meeting in December - Annual Luncheon (12/10/15)





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(615) 322-2745



Agenda for Tuesday, 8/18/15, 11am meeting:

  • 11:05am - 11:15am: Stacey Kendrick, Health Educator, Strategic Marketing will present VUMC Walk-in Clinics; specifically after-hour care
  • 11:15am - 11:30am: 1) Financial update; 2) Continued grant discussion; 3) Vandy Chill; 4) Hand Hygiene Observation Program
  • 11:30am - 11:50am: Crafts Fair
  • 11:50am-12:00pm: Council Networking

We look forward to seeing you, 

Suzanne, Jennifer, Debbie, and Vikkie

And we chilled ... hope you caught the ice cream frenzy.  It was great seeing so many people gathered in the various outdoor spaces with friends and colleagues enjoying ice cream.  Susie Lyons and her team, as always, knocked this event out of the park! Shout outs to Jennifer Ray, Sharon Glover, and Carolyn Bartkus for representing MCSAC for this fun event.

07/31/15 Meeting Update

Chief Hospital Epidemiologist, Tom Talbot, M.D., MPH met with MCSAC to discuss the current Vanderbilt Hand Hygiene program. MCSAC member and Dr. Talbot's PC, Lakita Buchanan, will be our point-contact for those considering joining the Hand Hygiene Observation Team. Clean Hands Saves Lives.

Vicki Sander, 2015 Grants Chair, presented this year's grant awards.  Detailed information forthcoming.  Many thanks to Vicki, Lynn Booker, Sally Ross, and Orrin Sumatra for serving on this year's grant committee.  Job well done folks!  We sincerely appreciate your time, efforts, and solid decision-making for this year's grant recipients.

Medical Center Staff Advisory Council

Information Sharing

Change and Improvement

Recognition and Engagement of Staff

Community Building

Job Fulfillment

Safety and Wellness 

Staff Satisfaction 


Please join us in welcoming new MCSAC members:

  • Jason Phillips - Jason works with Provider Support Services at the Villages at Vanderbilt (VAV) and developed our first online grants submission application for 2015 applicants.

  • Elizabeth H. Smith (Biz)  -    Biz is a registered nurse at our Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt and works in DOT. Biz represents the clinical care component of our Council membership.

  • Adelaide Vienneau - Addie is our newest Council member and is the Manager for the Junior League Family Resource Center at MCJCHV.

Welcome all and we are excited to have you on the Council!

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