Sep. 21, 2023—Vanderbilt postdoctoral researcher Martin Douglass, PhD, has been named a 2023 Hanna Gray Fellow by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Sep. 21, 2023—Institutional research data administrators from around world got their REDCap on at REDCapCon 2023, held Sept. 10-13 in Seattle.
Sep. 20, 2023—Vanderbilt care surgeons are leading a two-year, multicenter observational study of a minimally invasive technique to control life-threatening blood loss by inserting a balloon inside the aorta to restrict blood flow below the heart.
Sep. 19, 2023—The profound impact of R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, former chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, was deeply evident at a recent symposium highlighting basic research conducted by numerous surgeons and physician-scientists, all of whom were closely associated with the noted physician-scientist.
Sep. 19, 2023—The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has awarded top honors to three physicians in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics.
Sep. 19, 2023—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved an updated mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine provides better protection against current strains of COVID-19 that are circulating as we transition into the fall/winter virus season.
Speak Up campaign focuses on six critical areas: quality and safety, violence, regulatory compliance, harassment, well-being, and idea sharing
Sep. 18, 2023—Introduced in August’s Leadership Assembly, a new campaign focuses on encouraging employees to SPEAK UP when we see or hear something that should be shared, acknowledged, celebrated, or addressed. The SPEAK UP campaign centers on the six critical areas of quality and safety, violence, regulatory compliance, harassment, well-being, and idea sharing: Quality and Safety SPEAK...
Sep. 18, 2023—Flulapalooza is almost here, and we want to ensure our VUMC faculty and staff are safe and healthy all flu-season long. This year, we will have the high-dose vaccine available at Flulapalooza to faculty and staff who are eligible to receive it. The CDC recommends the high-dose flu vaccine for faculty and staff who are...
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital receives highest accreditation from the College of American Pathologists
Sep. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital’s lab has been awarded accreditation from the College of American Pathologists based on results of a recent onsite inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.
Sep. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt LifeFlight Event Medicine is now the official event medicine provider for the Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman Auditorium.
Bedford and Tullahoma-Harton Hospitals awarded four stars by Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Sep. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital (VBH) and Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital (VTHH) were awarded four out of five stars for overall hospital quality by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). This marks yet another improvement to the hospitals’ quality measures following their acquisition by Vanderbilt Health. Each year CMS assigns star ratings to U.S hospitals based...
Sep. 15, 2023—Hundreds of Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Occupational Therapy clinicians have played a role in saving and restoring the function of patient Dawn Reed’s right arm and hand after a utility terrain vehicle accident.
Sep. 15, 2023—The One Hundred Oaks renovation to convert third floor administrative space into clinical space started in July and is progressing on schedule. The first phase of the Entrance E construction work starts this week and runs through the end of October. During this time: Entrance E will be partially closed. The main doors and escalator...