Work/Life Connections-EAP

New module helps equip clinicians to provide peer support

A new Quiz Time module launching Sept. 13 will help faculty and physicians at Vanderbilt provide self-care and peer support.

ashtray full of cigarette butts

Smoking rate at VUMC falls to 3.5 percent

WLC-EAP offers mindfulness videos for employees

Work/Life Connections–EAP has produced a series of videos about mindfulness as a stress-reducer, featuring Linda Manning of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt.

‘Between Hallmark and heartache’: Vanderbilt psychiatrist offers tips for how to avoid holiday stress

Vanderbilt psychiatrist Judith Akin urges people to set a course “between Hallmark and heartache” and aim to have a “pretty good little Christmas.” In other words, don’t strive for the perfect, and deal head-on with the stressors of the season.

Vanderbilt recognized for innovations in overcoming health care disparities

The National Business Group on Health, a nonprofit association of nearly 400 large U.S. employers, has selected Vanderbilt University as a winner of an Innovation in Reducing Health Care Disparities Award.

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