January 16, 2018

Andre Churchwell, MD, chief diversity officer for VUMC, stepped from behind the podium where he had been speaking, took his place in front of the United Voices of Vanderbilt choir and sang lead in a moving rendition of the spiritual "Go Down, Moses." Read more...

Weather forces shuttle and parking changes today


Purple route riders and Chestnut Street parkers are affected. Read more...

Medical Center Clothes Closet needs warm coats, shoes, other garments


No matter the cause, the Clothes Closet, on the first floor of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital, is there to provide clothes and footwear to people who need them. Read more...

Vanderbilt participates in study investigating impact of theatre on youth with autism


Autism researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and two other universities have received a $2.99 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) to conduct a four-year multisite project investigating the impact of theatre and peer mediation on the social competence of youth with autism spectrum disorder. Read more...

Price thrives on building, nurturing lasting relationships


One of the greatest gifts of being an internal medicine physician is the long-term relationships developed with patients, and for Jan Price, MD, those relationships span generations of families. Read more...

Lung screening program continues to grow


Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Lung Screening Program for patients at high risk for cancer recently reached a milestone, enrolling more than 700 patients and performing more than 1,000 CT screening examinations. Read more...

"Momentum": Day in life: Norma Campbell


For many patients of the Vanderbilt Breast Center, their first direct contact with the clinic is a pre-appointment telephone call from Norma Campbell, RN, one of the center's two nurse coordinators. "Sometimes these patients are just really, really afraid, or they just want to put a face to a name, and during this call they'll ask me, or I'll ask them, if they mind if I come out to welcome them to the clinic," Campbell said. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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