One Hundred Oaks

An afternoon with the woman who grew up at One Hundred Oaks

It was a retailing wonderland that VUMC transformed into a health care destination. But before all that, it was Carolyn Suschnick’s home.

Katrina Robertson went from death’s door to a full life. Her story is one of thousands from the first 25 years of the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic

The VCCC opened its doors 25 years ago when AIDS was fatal and hope was rare. Today the clinic serves thousands of patients and is an international model in the treatment of people with HIV.

Marchelle Alexander has a “secret” technique to help upset patients feel better: she listens

VUMC choir member Shae Etter approaches life with a song

She sings at weddings, retirement celebrations, church functions, funerals — and now with the United Voices of Vanderbilt choir