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#ListenDNA Insider Clips: Episode 1 excerpts

Aug. 4, 2020, 9:20 AM

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President and CEO Dr. Jeff Balser explains how COVID-19 adds a new dimension to ‘personalized care’ while Dr. Consuelo Wilkins, vice president for health equity, explores why getting to know where and how people work, play, live is vital to understanding how to make them healthier.


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Scroll down for links to subscribe to DNA on your favorite podcast platform.


Get out your headphones and turn up the volume. 

A new podcast—Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action—will be launching in the coming weeks! 

The “Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action” podcast is launching in the coming weeks.

It’s a 10-episode series exploring the big ideas and breakthroughs from people who live and breathe what they do, and think without boundaries. Episodes dive into topics like vaccines, technologies and visions shaping how and when people get care, unconscious bias, health equity, imposter syndrome, neurosurgery, COVID-19, the vanguard of imagining the future of inclusive care and health systems, and more. 

As you will hear throughout the series, the reasoning behind the show’s name is quite simple. The path to better health lies in our DNA. Discoveries in Action is about the big ideas and breakthroughs happening right here in Nashville, Tenn., from Vanderbilt Health. Our drive to discover, care, learn and share is in our DNA. It defines who we are, just as your DNA defines you. 

Listen to the trailer below. Next, subscribe to the series — Vanderbilt Health DNA — anywhere and everywhere you get your podcasts like Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher. 

Once subscribed, each episode will download automatically to your device.  

Follow along with DNA: Discoveries in Action on Twitter @VUMC_Insights when it launches and using the hashtag #ListenDNA.



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