August 14, 2018

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named to the "Honor Roll" of the nation's top hospitals by "U.S. News and World Report" in their 2018-2019 ranking of "America's Best Hospitals." VUMC is one of only 20 hospitals nationwide to earn this distinction. Read more...

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


The Vanderbilt football stadium will host the 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...

Take a few minutes to chill out with free ice cream Aug. 17


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...

Vanderbilt Health to open adult clinic for transgender health on Aug. 24


The multispecialty clinic provides comprehensive health care services for transgender patients age 18 and older allowing them to receive their care in one location, including primary care and subspecialty consultations with endocrinologists, mental health experts and surgeons. Read more...

Back to school means children are back on the streets. How to keep road scholars safe.


As schools welcome back students this month, drivers need to be on alert for increased foot traffic to help ensure their safety. An expert at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt offers safety tips to prevent child-pedestrian injuries, which often increase as routines change upon the back-to-school season. Read more...

"Hope": Heart warriors, best friends


Caleb Daniel, 5, Jayden Bradley, 6, and Caleb Aslinger, 5, have celebrated birthdays and holidays together, gone on scavenger hunts, held dance parties, played baseball and have met celebrity musicians and athletes like the Nashville Predators hockey players. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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