October 27, 2011

Risk Management Award nominations sought

The Department of Risk Management is accepting applications for the 2011 Annual Risk Management Awards.

Who should be nominated for a Risk Management Award?

Eligibility is for any VUMC employee who has been employed for at least 12 months and who can be described by one or more of the following:

• Regularly and consistently strives to improve patient care and safety, going above and beyond his or her normal job duties.

• Strives to identify areas of potential improvement related to patient care and safety.

• In the past year has developed or improved processes that have resulted in a significant improvement in patient care and safety.

• Is community-minded and supportive of Vanderbilt’s mission to provide the highest quality education, research, patient care and community service.

If you know someone like this, nominate him or her for a Risk Management Award.

To obtain a nomination form and additional information, visit the award website at http://www.mc.vanderbilt.edu/root/vumc.php?site=RiskMgmt&doc=8355.

Applications for each of the 2011 Nursing, Attending/Faculty, House Staff/Fellow and Employee Awards will be accepted until Oct. 31.

2011 Risk Management Awards
Loews Vanderbilt Plaza
2100 West End Ave., Suite 700

If you have any questions, please contact Christie Schenk at christie.schenk@vanderbilt.edu or 936-5909.