Zeppos: Faculty discussions happening now will set university’s course

Chancellor Zeppos addressed faculty and presented annual awards at the Fall Faculty Assembly.

Advisory council brought up to speed on E2E

The way David Posch, CEO of Vanderbilt University Hospital and Clinics, described the health care industry’s current landscape to members of the Patient and Family Advisory Council at the group’s August meeting Tuesday night was by quoting the opening line of Charles Dickens’ “Tale of Two Cities” — “it was the best of times, it was the worst of times.”

Vice Chancellor Jeff Balser (Vanderbilt)

Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor

I write to you this month in the wake of a series of immediate federal expense reductions, known as the “sequester.” True, the country is grappling with a federal debt load that is unsustainable, and reversal of this trend is essential to our country’s future.

Message from Vice Chancellor Balser: Federal expense reductions and VUMC

Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeff Balser writes about the effects that immediate federal expense reductions, known as sequestration, will have on the mission and services of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Dr. Jeffrey R. Balser: Stop the Sequester

The vital partnership between NIH and Vanderbilt – reproduced at universities all around the country – supports thousands of brilliant minds from all around the world. Sequestration will discourage a generation of young people from even considering a career in research.