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Author: Matt Batcheldor

VUMC nurses give presentations at Fuld National Institute EBP Summit

Aug. 3, 2023—Vanderbilt nurses gave four podium presentations at the 2023 Fuld National Institute EBP Summit in Columbus, Ohio.

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Vanderbilt’s Smeltzer, Do named as 2023 Tennessee Rising Star Nurse Leaders

Aug. 1, 2023—Vanderbilt's Cory Smeltzer, RN, and Monica Schmidt Do, DNP, APRN, AGNP-C, have been named as 2023 Tennessee Rising Star Nurse Leaders by the Tennessee Action Coalition.

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Extracorporeal life support program receives ELSO excellence award

Jul. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt's extracorporeal life support program has received the platinum level award for excellence in life support from the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO), the organization’s highest honor.

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Vanderbilt Transplant Center reaches new record in number of procedures performed

Jul. 25, 2023—The Vanderbilt Transplant Center performed a record number of solid organ transplants in fiscal year 2023 (FY 23) — 665 life-saving procedures among its adult and pediatric programs.

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Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Clinic in Hopkinsville provides option for local care

Jul. 18, 2023—Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Clinic in Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in partnership with the Jennie Stuart Medical Center, offers heart patients access to local resources and specialized care in Nashville if needed.

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Panel explores challenges and opportunities for men in nursing

Jul. 13, 2023—Nurses from throughout Vanderbilt University Medical Center came together recently online and in person at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt for the Men in Nursing panel discussion.

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Mamie Williams to co-chair national ANA advisory committee

Jun. 29, 2023—Mamie Williams, PhD, MPH, MSN, APRN, senior director of Nursing Diversity and Inclusion at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named co-chair of the American Nurses Association’s Healthy Nurse, Healthy Nation Advisory Committee.

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Sarrah Spohnholtz named director of Nurse Safety and Well-being

Jun. 29, 2023—Sarrah Spohnholtz, MSN, RN, has been named director of Nurse Safety and Well-being at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Joseph Magliocca named director of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center

Jun. 27, 2023—Joseph Magliocca, MD, has been named director of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center and surgical director of the Pediatric Liver Transplant Program.

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Public invited to June 29 Men in Nursing panel discussion

Jun. 20, 2023—The Vanderbilt Nursing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Committee, in collaboration with Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, is inviting the public to the Men in Nursing panel discussion.

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Team refines protocol for emergency surgical event

Jun. 15, 2023—A multidisciplinary team at Vanderbilt recently collaborated on a live simulation to develop a new protocol for a rare but high-stakes cardiothoracic event — when a team has to perform a re-sternotomy at a patient’s bedside as a life-saving measure.

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Dread credits Anticoagulation Clinic for continued health after his stroke

Jun. 8, 2023—Then-Nashville Metro Councilman Adam Dread suffered a major stroke 20 years ago. To this day, he credits Vanderbilt's Anticoagulation Clinic for his continued health.

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