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Author: Jessica Pasley

School of Medicine graduates ready to make positive impact

May. 15, 2014—At last week’s Commencement, the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Class of 2014 was charged with focusing on developing relationships with their patients and stepping up as leaders in their profession while making a positive impact in health care.

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Academic Pediatric Association honors VUMC’s Walls

May. 8, 2014—Morgan Walls, M.D., a second-year resident in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named an Academic Pediatric Association (APA) New Century Scholar.

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Gift creates one home for Medical School class photos

May. 8, 2014—For decades, the composite photos of Vanderbilt UniversitySchool of Medicine graduating classes could be found spread all around the Medical Center. Some were framed and hung, while others were stowed in desk drawers or archived in various locations.

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Event honors lives of those impacted by organ donation

Apr. 24, 2014—When Renee Coats retrieved a packet from her mailbox she was not sure how to feel.

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Organ donation flag-raising event set for April 17

Apr. 10, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center will hold its fifth annual Donate Life Flag-Raising Ceremony as part of national Donate Life month. The event celebrates organ donor families, living donors and hospital staff who care for donors and transplant recipients.

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Agarwal’s macular diseases research lands high honor

Apr. 3, 2014—Walk into ophthalmologist Anita Agarwal’s office at the Vanderbilt Eye Institute and there is something remarkably different about the décor.

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Concert set to raise organ donation awareness

Apr. 3, 2014—As a nurse on the surgical intensive care unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Heather Hart, R.N., BSN, has a rare opportunity to witness the circle of life.

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VU study tracks urinary incontinence therapy

Apr. 2, 2014—More than 15 million women in the United States are impacted by stress urinary incontinence (SUI) at a cost of nearly $20 billion a year to treat.

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Residency locations revealed at Match Day

Mar. 27, 2014—For the first time that she can remember, Paula Marincola forgot her own birthday. Once the most celebrated day of her life, it took a backseat to another milestone on March 21 — Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Match Day.

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Student appointed to AMA education committee

Mar. 20, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Jake DeVolder has been appointed the American Medical Association (AMA) student member of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).

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Virtual reality simulator hones eye surgery skills

Mar. 20, 2014—Virtual reality environments are a common feature used in the aviation industry to train pilots, and now they’re also proving to be a very effective tool in educating the next generation of ophthalmological surgeons at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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VUSM student elected to board of nation’s largest LGBTI association

Mar. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Kristen Eckstrand, Ph.D., was recently elected to the board of GLMA, the largest and oldest association of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender health care professionals in the world. She is the first student to hold an at-large board position since the organization was founded in 1981.

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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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