Reporter Sept 27 2013

Best-selling author Warner kicks off Conte Center events

Judith Warner, award-winning author of the New York Times bestseller “Perfect Madness: Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety,” will speak at Nashville’s Adventure Science Center at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Support group cares for cancer caregivers

Physical fatigue, anxiety and emotional distress are just some of the symptoms that caregivers may experience while undertaking the hard work of helping a friend or loved one cope with cancer.

Grant broadens graduate, postdoc training programs

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop “bold and innovative approaches to broaden graduate and postdoctoral training.”

Leadership training effort looks to military, business

When Vanderbilt Bill Wilkerson Center director Roland Eavey, M.D., learned of the institution’s prioritized focus on training the next generation of leaders he went to two organizations he knew that were famous for doing that — the military and business schools.

Awards honor leadership, commitment, compassion

The most recent Credo Award and Five Pillar Leader Award winners were announced Sept. 18 at the Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Langford Auditorium.

Twelfth annual Vanderbilt Research Retreat set for Oct. 4

The Vanderbilt community is invited to attend the 12th annual Research Retreat, a showcase of cutting-edge biomedical science by Vanderbilt faculty members and trainees.

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