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Deitte named vice chair of Education in Radiology

Apr. 2, 2015—Radiology education expert Lori Deitte, M.D., has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as vice chair of Education and associate professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences.

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Nominations for Vanderbilt Prize Scholar sought

Mar. 26, 2015—Nominations for this year’s Vanderbilt Prize Scholar are now being accepted. The deadline is April 24.

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Schools of Medicine, Nursing ranked among nation’s elite

Mar. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have again been ranked among the nation’s elite “Best Graduate Schools” by U.S. News and World Report magazine.

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Year in Review 2014: Multiple national rankings recognized VUMC

Dec. 18, 2014—During the past year, Vanderbilt University Medical Center again placed highly in several of the various rankings conducted by U.S. News and World Report. • In the 2014-15 edition of “America’s Best Hospitals,” VUMC had 12 out of a possible 16 specialties either nationally ranked or designated as nationally high performing. In the magazine’s “Regional...

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Year in Review 2014: Appointments strengthen VUMC’s missions

Dec. 18, 2014—Walter Clair, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Medicine and medical director of Cardiac Electrophysiology, was named interim executive director and chief medical officer for the Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute (VHVI). He succeeded Keith Churchwell, M.D., who departed Vanderbilt to join Yale-New Haven Health System as vice president and executive director of Cardiovascular Services. William...

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Photo: The Nutcracker

Dec. 11, 2014—Beloved characters from “The Nutcracker” recently visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to help kick off the holiday season.

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Evans’ health care IT efforts recognized

Oct. 23, 2014—Nancy Evans, chief information officer, VUMC Hospitals and Clinics, is among an inaugural group of five women selected for Health Data Management magazine’s new Women in Healthcare IT “recognition program.” The magazine’s editors selected five honorees based on a review of nominations solicited from readers. Stories about Evans and all the others will appear in...

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Nobel laureate sheds light on immune response system

Oct. 9, 2014—Peter Doherty, Ph.D., had some advice for young scientists at last week’s Flexner Discovery Lecture. The way to win a Nobel Prize, he said, “is to make a very big discovery first.”

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Photo: Discovery Lecture

Sep. 18, 2014—Richard Smith, M.D., director of the Molecular Otolaryngology and Renal Research Laboratories at the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine, spoke on hearing loss and personalized genetic medicine at the recent Flexner Discovery Lecture.

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VUMC tops ‘U.S. News’ rankings in Tennessee

Jul. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has once again been named among the nation’s elite providers of specialty care by "U.S. News and World Report" magazine.

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VUMC tops U.S. News rankings in Tennessee

Jul. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has once again been named among the nation’s elite providers of specialty care by U.S. News and World Report magazine, and has also again been named the No. 1 hospital in the Metro Nashville area and the No. 1 hospital in Tennessee.

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Ehrenfeld elected to AMA Board of Trustees

Jun. 19, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery and Biomedical Informatics, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association (AMA). Ehrenfeld will serve as the Board of Trustees young physician representative. He is the speaker of the Massachusetts Medical Society, a member of the AMA Young Physicians Section...

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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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