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Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories show is Dec. 4 & 5

Nov. 28, 2023—The Masquerade $5 Jewelry and Accessories show is back and will take place on the second floor performance stage area of Monroe Carell Jr Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt on Monday, Dec. 4,  from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Tuesday, Dec. 5 from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information, call The Friends Shop...

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Center for Knowledge Management provides instructional video series on systematic reviews

Nov. 28, 2023—The Center for Knowledge Management recently developed a new open access instructional videos series on systematic reviews. Need to refresh your knowledge about a particular step in the systematic review process?  The series is available through the CKM Scholarly Publishing Information Hub (SPI-HubTM).  The training covers all aspects of systematic reviews, including: planning to conduct...

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VUMC IT Downtime Notification: Workday quarterly service to be Dec. 9; Tecsys service update to be Dec. 23

Nov. 28, 2023—Please be aware that the following systems will experience an outage due to downtime for service updates and maintenance. Workday Workday will be unavailable for a maximum of 7 hours during the next Weekly Service Update and Quarterly Maintenance; starting on Saturday, Dec. 9, at 1 a.m. and concluding at 8 a.m. Please use Workday...

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Applications open for Quality Academy 2024-25 class; deadline is Feb. 29

Nov. 28, 2023—Questions? Contact:Jan Cotton, Manager, Performance Management &Improvement,

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Adult participants with and without autism needed for job interview simulation research

Nov. 28, 2023—Adolescents and adults ages 16 years and older with and without autism spectrum disorder are sought to participate in research to learn about how individuals on the autism spectrum perform in job interview simulations and video interviews. Participation includes two visits to Vanderbilt University for up to one hour during each visit. Participants will interact...

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Employees encouraged to join, support VUMC Employee Resource Groups

Nov. 28, 2023—All employees interested in connecting with colleagues across the medical center and advancing VUMC’s commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion have the opportunity to join an Employee Resource Group. Membership remains open to employees for all six of VUMC’s Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) — the African American ERG, the Asian American/Pacific Islander ERG, the Disability...

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Santa Claus Is coming to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Dec. 1; employees and families invited

Nov. 27, 2023—All members of the VUMC community are invited to come see and take a photo with Santa Claus, who’s arriving on the Coca-Cola Caravan, on Friday, Dec. 1, from 6 to 9 p.m. Santa will be located in front of the hospital on Children’s Way. Monroe Carell patients and their families will also have a...

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Vanderbilt Health opens new orthopaedic-spine clinic for Bedford and Coffee counties

Nov. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt Health recently opened a new orthopaedic spine clinic that will serve Bedford and Coffee County residents. The clinic will be led by spine surgeon, Julian Lugo-Pico, MD. Lugo-Pico currently serves as an assistant professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. His expertise encompasses orthopaedic, complex, outpatient, and minimally invasive spine surgery in...

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Kuhn named president of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons

Nov. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt's John (Jed) Kuhn, MD, MS, has been named president of the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons,

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Lab transformation project underway;  will modernize clinical lab operations

Nov. 22, 2023—The diagnostic laboratories at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are more than doubling their footprint with a new 110,000-square-foot facility.  This project, which will be completed in March, 2024, will meet the growing need for lab services, positively impact countless Vanderbilt patients who depend on rapid in-house testing, help to improve the clinician experience, and lay...

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VUMC in the news, Nov. 28, 2023

Nov. 22, 2023—NBC News reporter Linda Carroll interviewed Mary Ellen Koran, MD, PhD, assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, for a story about a study to be presented at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of America on hidden belly fat in midlife being linked to Alzheimer’s disease. Deepak Gupta, MD, associate professor of Medicine, was quoted...

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Non-clinical room scheduling made easier with Accruent Event Management Systems

Nov. 21, 2023—VUMC has launched a new scheduling application for non-clinical spaces called Accruent Event Management Systems. Through this application, employees can request specific spaces, conference rooms, and other room types. Accruent Event Management Systems will enhance the ability to book in-person meetings, secure collaborative workspace, and enable the ability to perform on-site tasks.  The application can...

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