Nancy Humphrey

Johnny Wedderburn’s positivity, kindness and innovation help patients become independent again

“He cares for the entire person and doesn’t just perform a job.”

“Tough guy” actor gets tender care at VUMC

He’s been a villain on “Weeds” and “Queen of the South”; he says his health care team members are heroes

Undiagnosed Diseases Network continues to excel despite pandemic

Though the COVID-19 pandemic halted in-person patient visits at Undiagnosed Diseases Network (UDN) sites, including Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s, since March, groundbreaking behind-the-scenes work continues.

Treating appendicitis with antibiotics instead of surgery may be good option for some, but not all, patients

Antibiotics instead of surgery may be a good choice for some, but not all, patients with appendicitis, according to results from a study reported today in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Kate Sessler, RN, left, and Caroline Gardner, RN, were among those who spoke at a recent Bedside Matters presentation about what it’s like to take care of patients seriously ill with COVID-19.

Caregivers discuss impacts of treating COVID-19 patients

Taking care of patients critically ill with COVID-19 takes an emotional and physical toll on health care providers who say many of these patients are among the sickest they’ve ever encountered.

Study finds COVID-19 antibodies drop substantially in the weeks following infection

The antibody levels to SAR-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, substantially drop in the weeks following infection, according to a study led by Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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