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Author: Kylie Avery

Allied Health’s Dietetic Internship presents 2022 awards for Excellence in Education

Dec. 20, 2022—Laura Skaug and Lori Ann Parker-Danley, PhD, are the first recipients of Allied Health’s Dietetic Internship Excellence in Education Awards.

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Helium balloons banned outdoors to protect LifeFlight personnel, patients

Oct. 20, 2022—The use of helium balloons outside is now prohibited on VUMC’s downtown campus to provide enhanced safety for Vanderbilt LifeFlight’s team and the patients they transport.

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Helium balloons no longer permitted outside on VUMC’s downtown campus

Oct. 18, 2022—To provide enhanced safety for Vanderbilt LifeFlight’s team and the patients they transport, the use of helium balloons outside is now prohibited on VUMC’s downtown campus. However, helium balloons are still permitted inside buildings. “Landing and takeoff are critical phases of flight for pilots, requiring focus and precision. As innocuous as a balloon may seem,...

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Reconnect at Flulapalooza: Free event parking for remote workers

Sep. 20, 2022—We are only a week away from our 10th Flulapalooza event, and even though more VUMC faculty and staff working from home or on a hybrid schedule this year, it’s easy for you to join the event, whether you are fully remote or just offsite on Sept. 28. Flulapalooza starts at 6 a.m. and lasts...

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VUH Virtual Town Hall with Shon Dwyer on Sept. 22

Sep. 19, 2022—Mark Your Calendar for the Vanderbilt University Hospital Town Hall Sept. 22 from 11am to noon via zoom:   Special guests will discuss your wellness in terms of Bivalent Covid-19 Boosters, VUMC’s booster process, Open Enrollment, the Diversity Equity and Inclusion Climate Survey, and more. Tune in for the updates you need to know...

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Dunkin’ Shines Gold with Gold Joy Donut

Sep. 19, 2022—Until September 29, customers at Dunkin’ can donate $2.00 and receive a free Gold Joy Donut as a thank you. Proceeds benefit childhood cancer initiatives at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. (

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VWCH Emergency Department parking and entrance rerouted due to renovations 

Sep. 19, 2022—To better serve our patients, the VWCH emergency room lobby will be undergoing renovations.  The Emergency Department (ED) Entrance will be temporary closed starting Thursday, September 22 at 0400.  Planned completion will be Monday, September 25 at 1700.  We will be redirecting patients to the Main Entrance during this time, see flyer attached.  There will...

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Still Time to Earn Credit for Controlled Substance CE Requirement. Enroll in QuizTime!

Sep. 16, 2022—Still Time to Earn Credit for TN’s Controlled Substance CE Requirement for 2022- Enroll in QuizTime Today! In conjunction with the State of TN DOH and the CDC, QuizTime is offering more Opioid Education courses than ever before, across a wide array of specialties. Are you looking for controlled substance CE requirement for the State...

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Bedside Matters: When a Great Save Slips Away

Sep. 16, 2022—“When a Great Save Slips Away” Vanderbilt Trauma Surgery staff care for a wide variety of traumatically injured patients. Due to intensity of human tragedy that we are witness to on a daily basis, our team thrives on the patient care “wins” that we can achieve. This discussion will focus on a patient that started...

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3 Things You Need to Know About Flulapalooza

Sep. 16, 2022—Flu season is here, and we want to ensure our VUMC faculty and staff are safe and healthy all season long. This year marks the tenth annual Flulapalooza event and we want you to come celebrate with us on Sept. 28! Here are the top three things you need know about Flulapalooza. Where and when...

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