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Hayman named to lead new Shared Clinical Services Division

Nov. 22, 2022—Vanderbilt's Jim Hayman, MS, MBA, has been named to the newly created role of Executive Vice President for the Shared Clinical Services Division.

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Clinical enterprise elevate retreat seeks to enhance health system culture

Nov. 14, 2022—More than 60 leaders from across Vanderbilt Health system recently gathered to attend a clinical enterprise Elevate retreat hosted by C. Wright Pinson, MBA, MD, Deputy Chief Executive Officer and Chief Health System Officer.

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Brady named Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs

Nov. 1, 2022—Donald Brady, MD, has been appointed to an expanded oversight role of Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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Wilde named Vice President and Divisional Chief Financial Officer

Sep. 26, 2022—Chris Wilde, MBA, CPA, executive vice president and enterprise chief financial officer for Atrium Navicent Health in Macon, Georgia, has been named to the newly expanded role of Vice President & Divisional Chief Financial Officer (DCFO) for Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH) and Adult Ambulatory Operations.

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Patient capacity command center created

Sep. 8, 2022—Vanderbilt has created a command center charged with identifying and eliminating capacity constraints throughout the health system that could limit the ability to consistently serve all patients in a timely and equitable manner.

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Vanderbilt University Medical Center signs letter of intent with Metro Nashville Government to negotiate lease for vacant space in the Global Mall at the Crossings

Mar. 23, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has signed a letter of intent to negotiate a long-term lease agreement with the Metropolitan Government of Nashville and Davidson County for approximately 600,000 square feet of vacant space in the Global Mall at the Crossings (formerly known as Hickory Hollow Mall).

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Park named director of Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

Feb. 17, 2022—Ben Ho Park, MD, PhD, deputy director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has been named the center’s new director.

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Pietenpol named chief scientific and strategy officer

Feb. 10, 2022—Jennifer Pietenpol, PhD, director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), Benjamin F. Byrd Jr. Professor of Oncology and Executive Vice President for Research for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, is stepping down on June 30 from her long-held role as the Cancer Center’s director to focus on a combined leadership role for VUMC as chief scientific and strategy officer (CSSO).

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Inaugural members of the Vanderbilt Academy for Excellence in Clinical Medicine announced

Jan. 17, 2022—The inaugural members of the Vanderbilt Academy for Excellence in Clinical Medicine (AECM) have been chosen.

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Longtime VUMC leader Kaiser set to retire

Jan. 12, 2022—Allen Kaiser, MD, is retiring on Jan. 31, after a 50-year career with VUMC serving in multiple leadership roles on VUMC’s campus and at Saint Thomas West Hospital.

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Kannankeril named inaugural holder of the Richard B. Johnston Jr., MD, Chair in Pediatric Research

Sep. 22, 2021—Prince Kannankeril, MD, MSCI, has been appointed inaugural holder of the Richard B. Johnston Jr. MD, Chair in Pediatric Research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Indiana University’s Embí named chair of the Department of Biomedical Informatics

Sep. 16, 2021—Peter Embí, MD, MS, President and Chief Executive Officer for the Regenstrief Institute Inc., and professor of Medicine and Biostatistics & Health Data Science at the Indiana University School of Medicine, has been named as the new chair of Vanderbilt's Department of Biomedical Informatics.

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