Institute for Healthcare Improvement

Patient Clearissa Griggs gets a pre-surgical check from Caroline Wilburn, RN, BSN, and attending anesthesiologist Chris Canlas, MD, during Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s “Touching Hands” Outreach Day.

VUMC celebrates National Patient Safety Awareness Week

Vanderbilt University Medical Center will celebrate National Patient Safety Awareness Week March 13-19 with a series of events designed to spread awareness for patient safety throughout the Medical Center campus and its regional hospitals.

Health care quality expert Berwick set for Discovery Lecture

Donald Berwick, MD, MPP, one of the nation’s leading authorities on health care quality and improvement, will deliver the next web-based Discovery Lecture on Thursday, April 15, at 4 p.m. via Zoom.