Digital Detective

From the Winter 2018 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Not so long ago, when patients’ laboratory reports came back to Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) indicating the possible presence of serious infections, Infection Prevention team members would print out the reports and divvy them up so they could visit … Continued

HAIs at a Glance

From the Winter 2018 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Although significant progress has been made in preventing some infection types, there is much more work to be done. On any given day, about one in 25 hospital patients in the United States has at least one healthcare-associated infection (HAI). … Continued

Invisible Threat

From the Winter 2018 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

  Every day, a team of epidemiologists, infection preventionists and data analysts report to work at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) with a mission: to track invisible trails of microscopic clues, dissect data, analyze lab results, pore over patient medical … Continued

Q+A: Arna Banerjee, MBBS

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Physician-educator Arna Banerjee, MBBS, associate professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery, and Medical Education and Administration, is a national leader in medical simulation training. She is director of Vanderbilt’s Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment (CELA) and assistant dean for Simulation in … Continued