August 16, 2018

Medically underserved women in the Southeast diagnosed with breast cancer or ovarian cancer missed out on genetic testing that could have helped them and their relatives make important decisions about their health, according to new research from Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Read more...

Flulapalooza set for Sept. 26


Faculty, staff, students and volunteers from the Medical Center and Vanderbilt University are encouraged to receive a flu shot during the 12-hour event. Read more...

Take a few minutes to chill out with free ice cream tomorrow


It's almost time to chill out with your co-workers. Get ready for free ice cream and frozen treats across campus on Friday, Aug. 17, during VUMC Chill Out, the annual Employee Celebration event. Read more...

VUMC named among "Top Hospitals for Diversity"


Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named among the 2018 Top Hospitals for Diversity by BlackDoctor.org (BDO), an online source of health and wellness information. Read more...

Battlefield acupuncture used as alternative for chronic pain


Franklin resident Diane Grich admits she was surprised when she was asked if she would like to try acupuncture instead of a more invasive medical procedure to address the chronic lower back pain that had troubled her off and on for 17 years; she chose acupuncture. Read more...

The modern mobile workforce: Four ways VUMC is meeting the challenge of personal devices


Managing multiple security threats is challenging for any IT department. Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a prime target for cyber-attacks because of the abundant data it stores. (part 3 of 4 from VUMC Enterprise Cybersecurity) Read more...

Beyonce and Jay-Z concert Aug. 23 will lead to traffic changes


The Vanderbilt football stadium will host Beyonce/Jay-Z's "On the Run II" tour on Thursday, Aug. 23. The concert is scheduled to start at 7:30 p.m. With the concert being scheduled on a workday, some adjustments in parking and traffic flow are being made to accommodate the influx of workers and concert goers to campus while seeking to limit the impact on University and Medical Center personnel. Read more...

Cheer on the Commodores against the Nevada Wolfpack at the Employee Tailgate, Sept. 8


VUMC employees and their families are invited to an exclusive pre-game tailgate on Saturday, Sept. 8, from 8 - 10:30 a.m. to cheer on the Commodores as they take on the Nevada Wolfpack at 11 a.m. Read more...

Patty Hofstetter came to Vanderbilt as a teenager. She never left -- until now.


"VUMC Voice": I'm from Nashville, and most of my family attended Vanderbilt University. This is where we all went. It was sort of a given. You know, they have a really good nursing school here. Why go anywhere else? Read more...

Benefit concert for Shade Tree Clinic set for Sept. 2


Performances will include Mozart's Symphony No. 40 as well as performances on piano and by the Vanderbilt Chorale. All donations benefit Shade Tree Clinic. Reception to follow. Read more...

Farmers' Market is on Plaza today


The Nashville Farmers' Market at Vanderbilt University Medical Center is held every Thursday from 1:30 to 5 p.m. through Oct. 25. Read more...

Stories from this week's VUMC Reporter are available now


Stories from this week's edition of the VUMC Reporter, are now posted. Read more...