ATV crashes are fourth leading cause of trauma admission at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt
May. 19, 2022— by Jessica Pasley Brayden Mahar, 12, has been riding an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) since he was 5 years old. It is not an unusual sight for him to ride around his Manchester, Tennessee, neighborhood that dead ends into cul-de-sacs. One thing is certain — he always wears a helmet. Heath Mahar, Brayden’s father, knows...
May. 19, 2022—An international team that included researchers from Vanderbilt University Medical Center has discovered a molecular switch that induces rapid proliferation of zymogen granule-secreting chief cells in the stomach to regenerate damaged tissue.
May. 19, 2022—A recent Ethics Grand Rounds, sponsored by the Vanderbilt Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, explored potential ways to overcome vaccine readiness and restore trust in health care providers.
May. 19, 2022—Vandrbilt's Bradley Malin, PhD, has received the Lasting Research Award from the Association for Computing Machinery’s (ACM) annual Conference on Data and Application Security and Privacy.
May. 19, 2022—Steaban, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, received the Outstanding Operational Partner Award during the Vanderbilt Symposium on Implementation Research in the Learning Health System.
New Blue Ridge Academic Health Group report outlines challenging economic outlook for academic health centers
May. 18, 2022—Recommendations for academic health centers in addressing a challenging economic outlook are set out in a new report issued by the Blue Ridge Academic Health Group.
May. 18, 2022—Alex Jahangir, MD, MMHC, has been named a Vice President for Business Development for Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
May. 18, 2022—Colleagues, When you complete the Culture Survey, you influence VUMC’s future. This year’s survey is a wonderful opportunity to share your insights on the organization’s strengths, areas for improvement, and diversity and inclusion. All responses are confidential. Survey results will turn into actionable items. The more people who participate, the more meaningful the results. We...
May. 18, 2022—A global supply chain shortage of iodinated contrast continues, but the collective efforts of VUMC colleagues are making a significant difference. Because of our conservation efforts, we can now schedule contrasted CT scans for patients with Tier III clinical needs, in addition to Tiers I and II. eStar Workflow Bulletins are available for the following...
May. 18, 2022—VUMC employees can get two free COVID-19 test kits each (four tests total) at the Occupational Health Clinic or One Hundred Oaks COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic.
May. 18, 2022—Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the northbound lane of Medical Center Drive from Children’s Way to Pierce Avenue will be closed. A crane will be located at the pull-in entrance of the Dayani Center to remove and install HVAC units. The sidewalk in front of the main entrance of Dayani will...