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Sullivan Family Biomedical Ideator program begins in January

Dec. 1, 2023—Sullivan Family Biomedical Ideatorprogram starting this January 2024. In partnership with the Wond’ry, this Ideator program will run over ten weeks to help participants evaluate if an idea or project has commercial or tech-transfer opportunities. This program teaches an evidence-based approach to idea evaluation. Is the idea needed? Who is the ideal audience? Where do...

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“Vanderbilt Health Remembers” invites photo submissions to honor patients

Oct. 27, 2023—Vanderbilt Health’s annual memorial service program for patients and families, “Vanderbilt Health Remembers”, will premiere on Nov. 19. Staff and faculty are invited to participate in by submitting pictures like the examples shown. We’ll include as many pictures in the program as we can. Download the printable signs and upload your pictures to this folder. ...

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October Chat Room Series program on “A Conversation about Workplace Identity Formation” is tomorrow

Oct. 13, 2023—This month’s Chat Room Series: “A Conversation about Workplace Identity Formation.” This session is open to all members of the VUMC community. There is no need to have attended previous Chat Room sessions. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is planning a dynamic conversation about professional identify formation, the effects of internalized oppression and transformative...

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LifeFlight Event Medicine now official provider for the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium

Sep. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt LifeFlight Event Medicine is now the official event medicine provider for the Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman Auditorium.

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VUMC named on Healthiest Employers list

Aug. 31, 2023—Healthiest Employers, a national award program, has named Vanderbilt University Medical Center one of the Healthiest Employers in Tennessee in the category for organizations with more than 10,000 employees.

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Cindy Lowe of Translational Pathology Shared Resource wins award from National Society of Histotechnology

Aug. 31, 2023—Cindy Lowe, research assistant in the Translational Pathology Shared Resource at VUMC, has won the National Society of Histotechnology’s Jules Elias Excellence in Immunohistochemistry & Molecular Techniques Award.

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VUMC employees asked to take steps to limit power use during this week’s heat wave

Aug. 21, 2023—The forecast calls for temperatures to be near 100 degrees for the next few days, and Gary Streaty, vice president for VUMC Facilities Management, asks that employees and students be mindful of their energy use and take steps to conserve. “There are some simple steps that we all can take that can help as we...

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Farmers’ Market on VUMC Plaza Thursday afternoons

May. 23, 2023—The VUMC Farmers’ Market, sponsored by Health Plus is held on the Medical Center Plaza every Thursday between noon and 3:30 p.m., June 1 through Oct. 26. Among the vendors at the market: Cocorico Nashville Essie & Olive Harmony Lane Farm & Creamery Hill and Hollow Farm Homestead Gourmet Laurel Mountain Bakery Nature’s Promise Farm...

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Crane to be on VUMC Plaza Saturday, April 1

Mar. 28, 2023—A crane will be on the VUMC Plaza from 6 a.m. to noon on Saturday, April 1, in order to replace tanks for the Medical Center’s emergency generators. Pedestrian traffic on the plaza will be directed by several flaggers. The event will be postponed in the event of an electrical storm, but will be unaffected...

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COVID-19 vaccination site at One Hundred Oaks to close April 7

Mar. 23, 2023—The COVID-19 vaccination site at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks will close on April 7. Since the COVID-19 vaccine became available in late 2020, VUMC has administered 257,000 doses of the vaccine. “We are grateful to all our staff who have made this program a success,” said Patty Wright, MD, professor of Medicine and Chief...

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Women’s History Month virtual storytelling panel to be March 29

Mar. 21, 2023—Here is the registration link:

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