Howard Kirshner

VUSM faculty honored with emerita or emeritus status

Vanderbilt University recently honored several faculty members for their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Among them were 15 from the School of Medicine.

Carly Schroeder had a stroke in her 20s. Now 10 years later, she is thankful for her life, her family and the care she received at Vanderbilt

“I’m eternally grateful to all the people that helped me through that dark time.”

VUMC achieves ‘Elite-Plus’ stroke status for third consecutive year

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) rapid response in treating stroke patients has received the American Stroke Association’s Honor Roll-Elite Plus recognition for the third consecutive year.

Vanderbilt Stroke Center lauded by Joint Commission

The Joint Commission has recertified the Vanderbilt Stroke Center for providing complex cerebrovascular care.

VUMC lauded for providing top quality stroke care

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association has once again recognized the Vanderbilt Stroke Center for using scientific guidelines to provide top quality patient care.

Teamwork, technology help keep Stroke Center on top

For nearly a decade, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been at the forefront of stroke treatment using endovascular neuro-interventional techniques. Similar to procedures done for a heart attack, interventional stroke treatment employs suction and retrievers to remove blood clots.