Vanderbilt Stallworth Rehabilitation Hospital

Search committee for next PM&R chair appointed

Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and dean of the School of Medicine, has appointed a 14-member committee to conduct a national search for the new chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R).

Volunteer finds common ground with trauma patients

By 5 each morning, businessman Doug Brown is already hard at work, making calls to colleagues around the world.

Frontera to step down as Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation chair

Walter Frontera, M.D., Ph.D., professor and chair of the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), will step down from his role as the department’s leader on Feb. 28.

Chance to sing for the Pope motivates cancer patient

Cancer patient Sharon Edwards will lift her voice toward what she hopes is a better year when she sings for Pope Francis later this month.

Assessment identifies community health risks, needs

What drives health in the greater Nashville area? How does infant mortality in Nashville compare with that of the rest of the state? Is someone in Rutherford County at greater risk to develop lung cancer than someone in Williamson County? What does the community believe are the greatest needs? Through the “Community Health Needs Assessment” (CHNA) process, Vanderbilt and other non-profit hospitals are attempting to answer these and other questions related to community health.

Best Doctors in America listing recognizes VUMC physicians

Hundreds of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) physicians are named among the nation’s top health care providers by Best Doctors in America, a biennial listing of physicians who are peer selected for inclusion.

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