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Author: Wayne Wood

Smoking rate at VUMC falls to 3.5 percent

Nov. 13, 2018—by Wayne Wood The rate of smoking at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has dropped significantly in the past 15 years, to only 3.5 percent, down from 12.1 percent in 2003. That means that the rate of smoking at VUMC is below the Tennessee rate of 22 percent and the U.S. rate of 16 percent. The...

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VUMC among Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America

Oct. 18, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been recognized as one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America by the health analytics firm Healthiest Employers and the data firm Springbuk.

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Initiative to promote awareness of need for advance directives

Oct. 4, 2018—During last week’s Flulapalooza, the Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society, the Palliative Care Service, the Office for Strategy and Innovation and the Office for Health Sciences Education hosted a booth with information about advance directives for health care.

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Our amazing skin

Sep. 28, 2018—

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VUMC named to list of Best Employers for New Graduates

Sep. 27, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named to Forbes magazine’s list of “Best Employers for New Graduates.”

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Trauma Unit’s 20th anniversary

Aug. 23, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Trauma Unit on 10 North in Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital opened 20 years ago this month, August 1998.

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Community care

Jul. 2, 2018—

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Employees’ use of My Health at Vanderbilt encouraged

Jun. 21, 2018—Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees who are also patients are encouraged to enroll in My Health at Vanderbilt, the online portal for Vanderbilt Health.

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