October 19, 2010

The Department of Risk Management Announces VUMC's Annual Risk Management Awards

The Department of Risk Management is excited to announce VUMC’s annual Risk Management Awards.

Applications for the 2010 Awards are now being accepted.

Who should be nominated for a Risk Management Award?

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

1. He/she regularly and consistently strives to improve patient care and safety
2. He/she strives to identify areas of potential improvement related to patient care and safety
3. He/she has developed or improved processes that have resulted in a significant improvement in patient care and safety
4. He/she 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 them 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 2010 Nursing, Attending/Fellow, House Staff and Employee Awards will be accepted until Oct. 30, with the awards presented in November.

2010 Risk Management Awards
Loews Vanderbilt Plaza
2100 West End Ave., Suite 700
If you have any questions, please call Risk Management at 936-0660.