Skip to main content

Author: Doug Campbell

VUMC taking part in full-scale disaster drill Thursday, March 23

Mar. 15, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) will join several other hospitals and federal, state and local agencies for a full-scale weather-related disaster drill on Thursday, March 23, from 9 a.m. to noon.

Read more


The joy of reading

Mar. 9, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrated Dr. Seuss’ 113th birthday March 2 with a series of activities for Read Across America Day. Special guests read their favorite children’s books throughout the day in Seacrest Studios.

Read more



Appointments in 2016 strengthen VUMC’s core missions

Dec. 15, 2016—Ronald David Alvarez, M.D., Ellen Gregg Shook Culverhouse Chair in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology and vice chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, was named chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Alvarez succeeded Howard Jones III, M.D., Betty...

Read more


2016 a year of milestones, accomplishments for VUMC

Dec. 15, 2016—The following is a roundup of the news that made headlines at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2016.

Read more


It’s in the cards

Dec. 8, 2016—Members of the Nashville Predators hockey team visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt last week to make holiday cards with patients.

Read more


Christmas Parade

Dec. 8, 2016—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt benefited from proceeds from the 63rd annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Tootsie’s.

Read more


Art from the heart

Dec. 1, 2016—Nashville artist Rob Hendon, known for his colorful guitar paintings, recently donated two original works of art to Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Read more


Stocking stuffers

Nov. 17, 2016—Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt received 100 stockings filled with toys to be used as gifts for patients throughout the holidays. Wal-Mart Regional General Manager and Children's Hospital board member Sean Riley, center, partnered with Nabisco to donate the stockings, which are 8 feet long.

Read more


Pinson, Ferguson lauded by Tennessee Hospital Association

Oct. 27, 2016—The Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) honored two people from Vanderbilt University Medical Center with Awards of Excellence at the group’s annual meeting in Nashville last week.

Read more


Academy of Radiology Research honors Chen

Oct. 27, 2016—Vanderbilt’s Li Min Chen, M.D., M.S., Ph.D., associate professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, has been named a Distinguished Investigator of the Academy of Radiology Research.

Read more


2016 Greater Nashville Heart Walk

Oct. 20, 2016—The 2016 Greater Nashville Heart Walk drew 9,000 walkers to the VUMC campus Oct. 15.

Read more


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

more