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SHARE Center webinar, “What can you do? Stepping Up to Stop Workplace Violence and Sexual Harassment,” is Dec. 5

Nov. 21, 2023—VUMC’s Sexual Harassment Awareness, Response, and Education (SHARE) Center is hosting a webinar  Tuesday, Dec. 5, from 8:30-9 a.m. (virtually on Teams) for a brief overview of workplace violence dynamics and statistics as we explore strategies to consider in your own response. A brief overview of the supports that VUMC is deploying to better address...

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REDCap News You Can Use session set for Dec. 4

Nov. 21, 2023—A REDCap News You Can Use session, designed to give REDCap users an opportunity to learn more about REDCap newest features, will take place via Zoom from noon- 1 p.m. Central time on Dec. 4. This session will explore the new MyCap app which offers functionality for longitudinal projects. There will also be a demo...

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Opry NextStage concert offers Vanderbilt discount; event is hosted by Lainey Wilson and set for Dec. 6

Nov. 21, 2023—Opry NextStage is an emerging artist platform where the Grand Ole Opry selects a few emerging artists each year and provides promotional support through performance venues and content shared through Opry digital channels. Each year there is a concert at the Grand Ole Opry House with these artists and this year it will be at...

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Grateful patient moved to nominate Brighton Goodhue for a Heart of Genetic Counseling award

Nov. 21, 2023—Vanderbilt genetic counselor Brighton Goodhue, MS, LCGC, recently received a national award that a grateful patient nominated her for.

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VUMC in the news, Nov. 21

Nov. 17, 2023—The news that Kimryn Rathmell, MD, chair of Medicine, was named by President Biden to be director of the National Cancer Institute was covered by many prominent news outlets nationally. The Washington Post was the first to break the news (“Biden picks Vanderbilt physician to lead National Cancer Institute”), and coverage was also in, among...

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Occupational Health Clinic flu vaccine carts coming to a location near you

Nov. 17, 2023—If you still need to get your flu shot, now is the time. The flu vaccine compliance deadline is coming up quickly on Dec. 1, so Occupational Health Clinic has scheduled convenient late-night and early-morning flu vaccine roaming cart events to fit your schedule. This is a great opportunity for our night-shift faculty and staff...

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VUMC Department of Anesthesiology impacts the 2023 American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting

Nov. 14, 2023—Members of Vanderbilt's Department of Anesthesiology impacted the sights and sounds of the latest advances in anesthesiology during the recent 2023 American Society of Anesthesiologists Annual Meeting in San Fransisco. 

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Reminder: Flu vaccine compliance deadline is Dec. 1; here’s where and how to receive one

Nov. 13, 2023—As a reminder, VUMC faculty and staff are required to meet compliance requirements for flu vaccination by Dec. 1. Here are options you can use to receive your flu shot: Visit the Occupational Health Clinic (OHC) at Medical Arts Building, 6th Floor, Monday-Friday, 7:00 am-4:30 pm without an appointment. You can also view other options...

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Shade Tree Clinic holiday drive seeks donations

Nov. 13, 2023—The Shade Tree Clinic, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s student-led clinic for uninsured patients, is hosting its annual holiday drive seeking donations of fresh groceries, non-perishable foods, clothes for children and adults, toys, books, and household items for its patients. On Dec. 8 from 6:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. outside of Eskind Biomedical Library, Shade...

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VUMC in the news, Nov. 14, 2023

Nov. 10, 2023—William Schaffner, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, continues to be one of the most in-demand sources about infectious disease in the news. Among the news outlets he has spoken to recently: CNN (“Exemptions for required vaccinations for U.S. kindergartners reach record high”), Medscape, Everyday Health, WebMD and Outside. Last week’s end of daylight saving time...

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