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Medical Center ranked among top 100 large employers in nation

May. 5, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has been named among the top 100 large employers in the nation by Forbes Magazine.

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VUH lands top safety marks from Leapfrog Group

Apr. 28, 2016—Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) has been awarded a spring 2016 patient safety grade of “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage that works to encourage health care safety, quality and affordability.

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Schools of Medicine, Nursing ranked among nation’s elite

Mar. 16, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN) have once again been named among the “Best Graduate Schools” in the country by U.S. News and World Report magazine.

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Media efforts during 2014 Ebola outbreak lauded

Mar. 10, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Office of News and Communications has received national recognition for its efforts to educate and inform the general public during the 2014 Ebola virus disease outbreak that sparked fear across the nation and around the world.

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Notice: VUMC Reporter delivery postponed

Jan. 22, 2016—Due to inclement weather, delivery of today’s print issue of the VUMC Reporter has been postponed until Monday, Jan. 25.

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Discovery Lecture

Jan. 14, 2016—Vanderbilt Genetics Institute director Nancy Cox, Ph.D., left, poses with Nancy Brown, M.D., chair of the Department of Medicine, before Cox’s recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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Distinguished visitor from Indiana

Jan. 14, 2016—Jerome Adams, M.D., Indiana State Commissioner of Health, recently visited Vanderbilt’s Department of Anesthesiology and spoke with residents about diversity and leadership development.

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VPMM symposium to explore bariatric surgery’s development

Jan. 7, 2016—The development of bariatric surgery as a treatment for obesity and type 2 diabetes will be explored during this year’s “bench-to-bedside” symposium Jan. 13 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The symposium, organized by the Vanderbilt Program in Molecular Medicine (VPMM), will feature the perspectives of clinicians, researchers and patients. It will be held from 5...

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Year in Review 2015: Medical Center recognized in multiple national rankings

Dec. 17, 2015—During the past year, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) placed highly in several of the various rankings conducted by U.S. News and World Report.

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Year in Review 2015: Leadership appointments bolster VUMC’s mission

Dec. 17, 2015—Numerous key leadership roles at Vanderbilt University Medical Center were filled during the past year.

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Year in Review 2015: Achievements, milestones abound at VUMC

Dec. 17, 2015—The following is a roundup of the news that made headlines at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2015.

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VUH once again lands ‘A’ grade from Leapfrog

Oct. 29, 2015—This week, Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) was awarded a Fall 2015 Patient Safety Grade of “A” from the Leapfrog Group, a coalition of public and private purchasers of employee health coverage that works to encourage health care safety, quality and affordability. This is the eighth consecutive time VUH has scored an “A.”

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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