Author: VUMC News and Communications
Jan. 29, 2020—When a person goes missing, sending an alert to Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees as quickly as possible is crucial, and an update to VUMC’s missing person process rolling out Feb. 1 focuses on doing just that.
Jan. 29, 2020—Predators defenseman Matt Irwin, left, and center Colin Blackwell, posed with Finnick Sheehan, 3, at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Friday. Irwin and Blackwell were joined by teammates Ryan Johansen and Roman Josi during a recent visit to the hospital.
Jan. 29, 2020—Lucy Spalluto, MD, MPH, has been named the first vice chair of Health Equity in the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences.
Jan. 24, 2020—The benefits of fetal surgery to repair spina bifida, a procedure pioneered at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 1997, continue through school age, a National Institutes of Health (NIH) study reports today in the journal Pediatrics.
Jan. 22, 2020—As flu cases spike in Middle Tennessee, Vanderbilt Health would like to remind patients and staff about the Flu Tool, an online resource for quickly assessing flu-like symptoms and identifying corresponding treatment recommendations.
Jan. 16, 2020—The nurse-midwifery education program at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing is scheduled to be reviewed by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME) Board of Review (BOR) for continuing accreditation March 31-April 2.
Jan. 7, 2020—Any new cycle—whether it’s a new year, week, rotation or first day after a holiday—is a chance to “wipe away” disappointments from losing sight of a goal or getting bogged down by demands to start anew with a clean slate, writes Jeff Balser, MD, PhD.
Jan. 6, 2020—In Southern states that expanded their Medicaid programs under the Affordable Care Act, adults experienced lower rates of decline in both physical and mental health, according to research published this month in the journal Health Affairs.
Dec. 19, 2019—During the past year, Vanderbilt University Medical Center placed highly in several national rankings and was honored with numerous awards.