GI Endoscopy Lab

Bruce Tyler is dedicated to the patients he transports. Now a cancer diagnosis has led him to see his job from the other side.

A VUMC video telling his story has been viewed tens of thousands of times.

An Army doctor’s appeal: “People in Iraq need medical books — can you help?” The response from Vanderbilt was overwhelming.

VUMC gastroenterologist Terence “T.A.” Smith wanted to help an Iraqi colleague at a small clinic. Vanderbilt donors responded with dozens of boxes of books.

Colonoscopy confidential

Ellen Williams, R.N., is a patient’s best friend in the GI Endoscopy Lab, even if most patients won’t remember most of what she does.