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Gift shop now open weekends; section of durable medical equipment available for purchase

Oct. 11, 2023—The Vanderbilt Gift Shop is now open Saturday and Sunday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. For the convenience of patients being discharged on weekend days, there is a selection of durable medical equipment, including wheelchairs and walkers, at the shop for purchase. The Gift Shop is located across the skybridge from the second floor...

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Tennessee State University respiratory care students awarded scholarships from VUMC

Oct. 9, 2023—In addressing the need for more respiratory therapists, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has awarded 10 scholarships to students enrolled in the program at Tennessee State University.  The selected senior students will receive a $7,000 scholarship and $1,500 stipend to support living expenses. “There is a national shortage of respiratory therapists and VUMC has unfilled positions. ...

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eStar update: See new storyboard section, “ED, IP Discharges”

Oct. 6, 2023—Discharge data can help reduce readmission and improve patient care and outcomes. A change will allow ED and IP Discharges in Storyboard for the past 365 days. Providers in Primary Care and Specialty Areas will see a new section in storyboard “ED, IP Discharges” that tracks Vanderbilt Health discharges and external discharges that are reported...

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Intellispace Cardiovascular (ISCV) system upgrade to be Oct. 13

Oct. 6, 2023—An upgrade to the Intellispace Cardiovascular (ISCV) system will begin at 7 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 13. All users are asked to complete studies by noon on that day.  The upgrade begins at 7 p.m. Oct. 13 and will be completed by noon Saturday, Oct. 14.  Users are requested to please leave any ISCV workstations...

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Nine Nashville State surgical technology students awarded scholarships from VUMC

Oct. 6, 2023—The partnership between Nashville State Community College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s programs in allied health continues to produce successful educational and career outcomes. In this instance, to address a surgical technologist staffing shortage, VUMC has provided nine Nashville State surgical technology students with a $4,000 scholarship and $1,500 to support living expenses. “With the...

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VUMC in the news, Oct. 10, 2023

Oct. 6, 2023—NBC News reporter Linda Carroll interviewed Sahar Takkouche, MD, for a story about a BMJ study that found increased consumption of carbohydrate from refined grains, starchy vegetables, and sugary drinks is associated with greater weight gain throughout midlife, while increased fiber and carbohydrate from whole grains, fruit, and non-starchy vegetables is linked to less weight...

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Links for VUMC employee discounts for Titans, Predators and Vanderbilt basketball are here

Oct. 6, 2023—VUMC employees can receive discounts on many local sporting events, including Tennessee Titans games, Vanderbilt Commodores football and basketball games and Nashville Predators hockey games. Information on how to receive Titans tickets discounts is here. Vanderbilt men’s and women’s basketball discounts are here. Golden Perks program gives VUMC employees 15% Predators tickets, other Bridgestone Arena...

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VUMC’s Pride ERG to present “Exploring Nashville’s LGBTQ+ History,” Oct. 18

Oct. 6, 2023—This presentation is part of the employee resource group’s celebration of LGBTQ+ History Month. Register to receive the Teams meeting link at

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Stenner and Webber lead collaborative team to win AMA Precision Education Innovation Grant

Oct. 5, 2023—Shane Stenner, MD, MS, and Chase Webber, DO, and a collaborative team of experts at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) and Vanderbilt University Medical Center were recently named to receive the American Medical Association’s ChangeMedEd Innovation grant. 

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Flulapalooza 2023

Oct. 5, 2023—This year, 10,603 faculty, staff, postdoc scholars and students were vaccinated at VUMC's Flulapalooza event.

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