April 20, 2012

Vanderbilt University Medical Center achieves Magnet status

Marilyn Dubree (left) and Sabrina Downs react after learning April 18 that VUMC had achieved its second designation as a Magnet organization. (John Russell/Vanderbilt)

Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been granted its second consecutive Magnet® status by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Magnet Recognition Program®, a rigorous multi-year appraisal process reflecting the strength and quality of nursing and interdisciplinary collaboration at Vanderbilt. VUMC received its first Magnet designation in 2006.