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York named Medical Scientist Training Program associate director

Jun. 19, 2014—  Sally York, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology, has been appointed associate director of the Vanderbilt Medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP). The goal of the MSTP is to train leaders in biomedical research and human medicine while earning both M.D. and Ph.D. degrees. In her role as...

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Powers helped launch ‘Nighthawk’ imaging service

Jun. 12, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Thomas Powers, M.D., has learned to see exceptionally well in the dark.

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VUMC’s e-prescription quality efforts lauded

May. 15, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named to receive a White Coat of Quality Award from Surescripts that recognizes the institution’s e-prescription quality efforts.

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VUMC named among top 100 U.S. hospitals

Apr. 3, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has once again been named among the “100 Great Hospitals in America” by Becker’s Hospital Review.

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Conference explores benefits of health workforce diversity

Mar. 13, 2014—As an industry, health care is uniquely positioned to promote the need for, and benefits of, a more diverse and encompassing workforce.

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Yale’s Lifton set to deliver next Flexner Discovery Lecture

Feb. 27, 2014—Yale University’s Richard Lifton, M.D., Ph.D., winner of a $3 million, 2014 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for discovering genes and biochemical mechanisms that cause hypertension, will deliver the next Flexner Discovery Lecture March 6.

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New clinic seeks clues to rare childhood genetic disorder

Feb. 26, 2014—A new specialty clinic at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is dedicated to investigating and treating a rare childhood disorder that causes partial — and sometimes nearly total — paralysis for unpredictable lengths of time.

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Lung disease foundation lauds investigators

Jan. 16, 2014—Two Vanderbilt University Medical Center investigators recently received awards from the ATS Foundation and its partners to support their lung disease-related research efforts.

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Year in review 2013: A year of achievements, transition for VUMC

Dec. 19, 2013—Editor’s note — the following is a roundup of the news that made headlines at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2013. Strategic repositioning This year, Vanderbilt University Medical Center proactively embarked on a forward-thinking and necessary mission to reposition the institution to thrive in a fundamentally altered and challenging health care environment. Faced with restricted...

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Year in review 2013: VUMC lauded on numerous national ranking lists

Dec. 19, 2013—VUMC was lauded on numerous national ranking lists during the year.

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Year in review 2013: Leadership additions bolster VUMC’s missions

Dec. 19, 2013—Leadership additions bolstered VUMC’s missions this year.

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Ess named to take reins of Division of Pediatric Neurology

Nov. 21, 2013—Kevin C. Ess, M.D., Ph.D., has been named chief of the Division of Pediatric Neurology within the Department of Pediatrics at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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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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