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Afternoon with a big leaguer

In 1985, former Negro leagues pitcher Frank McAllister was a patient at Vanderbilt Hospital and spent some time talking baseball with VUMC fans. Now the official records acknowledge what has been true all along: he was a big leaguer.

First quarter 2021 DAISY Awards honor extraordinary nurses

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries

Gail Cherry remembers what it’s like being a patient and brings that sensitivity to others

“She has a passion for nursing, for the patient and for anybody else in the room with the patient. She’s a beautiful person inside and out.”