August 7, 2018

VUMC IT has been managing several changes to enable the Medical Center to move to its new email environment, Microsoft Office 365. With steps one and two nearly complete, our focus turns to Step 3, migrating email content to the new Microsoft Office 365 environment. Read more...

Nashville Collaborative celebrates 10th anniversary


The Nashville Collaborative, a unique academic-community partnership between Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt and Nashville Metropolitan Board of Parks and Recreation, recently celebrated 10 years of work aimed at improving children's health through family-based, community-centered programs. Read more...

Summer Science Academy inspires students, families


Since it began 16 years ago, the Vanderbilt Summer Science Academy (VSSA) has provided research experiences for roughly 2,000 undergraduates from colleges around the country. Nearly half are members of under-represented minority groups; many are the first in their families to pursue graduate or medical degrees. Read more...

Pets of VUMC 2018 -- Collection No. 5: What could go wrong?


Trouble waiting to happen. Sometimes it's already occurred. Presenting the fifth collection of photographs submitted by VUMC employees to the 2018 "VUMC Voice" Pet Photo Contest. Read more...

"Momentum": Living with uncertainty


Hi, my name is Katie. I have a brain tumor -- please don't be shocked. It sounds worse than it is. Read more...

"My Southern Health": A decade after lung cancer, aspiring minister aims for a "significant life"


On a humid summer day in 2006, Taylor Stokes became ill on a plane, from dehydration and inhaling fumes on the jetway. What misery. Stokes, however, describes that unpleasant experience as "providential." It led to a lung cancer diagnosis. Read more...

VUMC in the news


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