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Enter FY2020 goals in Performance Central this week

Oct. 15, 2019—The annual goal setting section of Performance Central is now open. Leaders and frontline managers are encouraged to develop goals with employees and enter them in Performance Central by no later than Nov. 8. Employees will not be assigned organizational goals this year.

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New Physician Spotlight: Colin Barker

Oct. 14, 2019—Colin Barker, MD, a national leader in percutaneous heart valve therapies, has joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as the new director of Interventional Cardiology. He began seeing patients July 2.

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Honoring Schwartz

Oct. 10, 2019—A recent portrait unveiling ceremony honored Herbert Schwartz, MD, former chair of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation.

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VUSM alum receives service award

Oct. 3, 2019—Milton Ochieng’, MD’08, is the 2019 recipient of the Vanderbilt Alumni Association Board’s Alumni Public Service Award.

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A step toward gastric cancer

Oct. 3, 2019—New research findings provide insight into the detrimental events that develop in response to H. pylori infection.

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“Cool” selfie

Sep. 30, 2019—The Jonas Brothers visited Seacrest Studio at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital prior to their Happiness Begins Tour concert at Bridgestone Arena.

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Flulapalooza 2019

Sep. 26, 2019—Organizers say 15,626 employees, students and volunteers received vaccinations at this year’s Flulapalooza.

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Bridge Clinic tour

Sep. 25, 2019—Anne Hazlett, JD, senior adviser for Rural Affairs in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), recently visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center for a tour of the addiction Bridge Clinic.

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Open house set for new Melrose Walk-In Clinic

Sep. 24, 2019—Vanderbilt Health Walk-In Clinics will hold an open house on Monday, Oct. 7, to celebrate the debut of its new clinic in Melrose.

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McCoin named to academic leadership program for women

Sep. 24, 2019—Nicole McCoin, MD, vice chair for Education and Keith D. Wrenn residency program director in the Department of Emergency Medicine, has been accepted as a fellow in the 2019-2020 class of the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM) Program for Women.

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VUMC’s Jahangir elected chair of the Metropolitan Board of Health of Nashville and Davidson County

Sep. 23, 2019—Alex Jahangir, MD, MMHC, medical director of the Vanderbilt Center for Trauma, Burn and Emergency Surgery, has been elected chair of the Metropolitan Board of Health of Nashville and Davidson County.

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UPDATE: Information about 403(b) Plan Settlement

Sep. 20, 2019—In late August a number of faculty members and other employees received a notice regarding a class action settlement from the Settlement Administrator that has been appointed in the matter.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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