February 19, 2019

Vanderbilt staff pays tribute to his heroism with Honor Walk. Read more...

Stanford's Minor to deliver Feb. 21 Discovery Lecture


Lloyd Minor, MD, the Carl and Elizabeth Naumann Dean of the Stanford University School of Medicine, will discuss "Digitally Driven: Health Care in the Era of Precision Health," during a Flexner Discovery Lecture on Thursday, Feb. 21. Read more...

Study finds children with autism more likely to face maltreatment


The study, led by researchers from Vanderbilt Kennedy Center's Treatment and Research Institute for Autism Spectrum Disorders (TRIAD), examined the entire population of Middle Tennessee residents born in 2008 and compared their records through 2016. Read more...

Register for March 7 and 8 "Celebrate the Difference WE Make Every Day!" event


Vanderbilt University Medical Center is hosting a special employee appreciation event -- Celebrate the Difference WE Make Every Day! -- to applaud recent successes and acknowledge the many contributions of the Medical Center's employees during three sessions on March 7-8. Register for one of three sessions. Read more...

Defining Personalized Care stories: James George


James George had not one, but two transplants at Vanderbilt. He received a new liver and then about a decade later, a kidney. Now 67, he's working on his Master's degree and living a full life again without dialysis. Read more...

Inaugural lecture honors Jordan's contributions


Vanderbilt's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences honored Vanderbilt's first African-American resident, Harold Jordan, MD, on Feb. 8 by hosting the first lecture in his name. Read more...

Safety remains top priority as electric scooter use increases


Since the announcement of their arrival in Nashville in September, electric scooters have permeated campus streets and sidewalks. The university allows electric bike and scooter companies to operate on campus that have permission to operate in Nashville and have also agreed to Vanderbilt-specific guidelines. Read more...

"Momentum": Blazing a new trail


As a barrel racer, Bari Brooks is accustomed to dealing with a trio of obstacles. The rodeo sport entails staying astride a horse as it careens around three 50-gallon drums arranged in a cloverleaf pattern. After being diagnosed with breast cancer, she had to put the racing on hold and make it past three more challenging obstacles: surgery, radiation and chemotherapy. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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