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Author: Doug Campbell

Vanderbilt well represented at National Magnet Conference

Nov. 13, 2023—  by Matt Batcheldor A large group of Vanderbilt University Medical Center nurses recently attended the 2023 National Magnet Conference, which took place in Chicago. VUMC nurses were featured in five podium presentations and eight poster presentations during the annual conference, which is organized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Participants included nurses from Vanderbilt...

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Patient Experience awards honor excellence of clinical teams and individual clinicians

Oct. 19, 2023—by Jill Clendening Vanderbilt University Medical Center is recognizing 638 clinicians and 232 clinical areas for earning Excellence in Patient Experience awards for fiscal year 2023, an increase in both categories over last year. “We have another year where more providers and areas achieved a patient experience award,” said Vice President of Patient Experience Brian...

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Directorships honor leaders, philanthropic partners

Oct. 3, 2023—Nineteen leaders have been named as holders of directorships at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Vanderbilt, Penn Medicine partner to create and offer continuing education programs for genetic counselors

Aug. 4, 2023—  by Danny Bonvissuto Upon receiving a $9.7 million grant from The Warren Alpert Foundation (WAF), the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania (Penn Medicine) has partnered with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) and three other institutions to design and provide continuing education programs for genetic counselors. This will be the...

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Academy for Excellence in Education elects 13 new members

Jul. 17, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Academy for Excellence in Education has elected 13 new members for 2023.

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VUMC named to Becker’s list of the nation’s “Great hospitals in America”

Jul. 10, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has again been named by Becker’s Hospital Review as one of the “Great hospitals in America”

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ChatGPT tested for clinical decision support

Jun. 1, 2023—by Paul Govern A recent study finds promise in the artificial intelligence program ChatGPT for speeding review and improvement of computer system alerts used to support day-to-day clinical decision-making. In a blinded test at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, a panel of four physicians and one pharmacist reviewed suggestions from ChatGPT 3.5 mixed with suggestions from...

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Medical students’ initiative brings artwork to Stallworth

Apr. 13, 2023—by Danny Bonvissuto When you’re largely confined to a hospital bed for two months, the world becomes very small. This was the case for Roy Whitehead, who rehabilitated at Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital following a car wreck that left him with a broken neck and back. A bright spot during his stay was the day...

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Research Staff Awards honor contributions to discovery

Apr. 6, 2023—by Bill Snyder Laboratory and administrative personnel at Vanderbilt University Medical Center were honored on March 31 for research excellence during the 19th annual Research Staff Awards Ceremony at the Aertson Hotel in Nashville. Presenting the awards were Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, VUMC Chief Scientific & Strategy Officer, John Kuriyan, PhD, dean of Basic Sciences, Vanderbilt...

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Monaci named Executive Vice President for Adult Ambulatory Operations

Apr. 6, 2023—by John Howser Wendy Monaci, MBA, Vice President of Regional Ambulatory Services at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named VUMC’s Executive Vice President for Adult Ambulatory Operations, effective May 1. The Adult Ambulatory Division, which represents the majority of VUMC patient visits, is essential to VUMC’s mission and overall growth strategy. Monaci will be responsible...

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Rolando transitions to lead Health and Wellness

Mar. 20, 2023—  by Wayne Wood Lori Rolando, MD, MPH, has transitioned into a new role as executive director of Vanderbilt Health and Wellness. In this new role, she will oversee Occupational Health, Health Plus and Work/Life Connections-EAP. Rolando has been at Vanderbilt for 15 years and, in her previous role as director of the Occupational Health...

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Patel appointed Ingram Chair in Surgical Sciences

Mar. 12, 2023—by Jill Clendening Mayur Patel, MD, MPH, associate professor of Surgery in the Division of Acute Care Surgery in the Department of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named to hold the Ingram Chair in Surgical Sciences. Patel also holds appointments as associate professor of Neurological Surgery and associate professor of Hearing and...

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