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Shuttle schedule changes for Memorial Day Holiday

May. 20, 2011—VUMC Parking and Transportation announces the following changes to the shuttle schedule routes for Memorial Day, Monday, May 30. There will be no shuttle service on the blue, gold, green, black, chestnut and purple routes. Additionally, there will not be a shuttle offered from OHO/lot 127. There will be a patient transport courtesy van on these routes from...

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Child athletes 5-15 sought for triathlon

May. 18, 2011—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is recruiting team members for the Nashville Kids Triathlon June 5 at Centennial Park. Children ages 5 to 15 are eligible to participate in the triathlon, which benefits the hospital. The event features swimming, biking and running and is part of the YMCA of Middle Tennessee’s Youth Triathlon...

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‘U.S. News’ ranks Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt among nation’s best

May. 17, 2011—Once again the Monroe Carell Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt was recognized by the "U.S. News and World Report' children's hospital rankings.

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Vanderbilt University honors top students during Commencement

May. 13, 2011—Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos presented the Founder’s Medals to the top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools during Commencement on Friday, May 13.

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Vanderbilt University honors 16 faculty members as emeriti

May. 13, 2011—Sixteen retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s May 13 Commencement ceremony when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Robert W. Blanning, professor of management, emeritus Blanning’s global experience combines the worlds of academia and business. He came to the Owen Graduate School...

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Tennessee Women’s Health Report Card finds much work to be done

May. 10, 2011—A new report on women's health in Tennessee finds continuing areas of concern and a need for programs that support lifestyle changes to prevent long-term health consequences.

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Free skin cancer screening May 21

May. 10, 2011—Free skin cancer screenings will be offered at Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks May 21 in conjunction with Skin Cancer Awareness month.

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Vanderbilt physicians again listed on best doctors surveys

May. 6, 2011—Again this year, Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s physicians are featured prominently in two popular annual surveys which recognize top physician performance and high levels of patient satisfaction. Both America’s Top Doctors and Best Doctors in America list hundreds of Vanderbilt physicians as being among the nation’s best.

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Neblett to end 27 years of pediatric surgery leadership

May. 6, 2011—After nearly three decades of exemplary service, Wallace W. “Skip” Neblett III, is leaving his role as Pediatric Surgery chairman at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.  

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Health Plus offers Know Your Numbers at VCH and MCN this week

May. 6, 2011—Stop by and have your weight, blood pressure and body mass index checked: Tuesday, May 10 from 8:30 -9 a.m. at Monroe Carrel Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, room 2104 Wednesday, May 11 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. in the Occupational Health Clinic, 640 Medical Arts Building Thursday, May 12 from 1 -3 p.m. in at...

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VUMC employees: Register for new identification badges by May 13

May. 6, 2011—The deadline for verifying your badge information is fast approaching. Friday, May 13, is the last day for this required update. This summer, all VUMC faculty, staff and employed students will receive new identification badges that take advantage of updated technology and enhanced security. Here is what you need to know and do: • Verify the...

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100 reasons why Vanderbilt is a great place to work

May. 6, 2011—Vanderbilt University is a great place to work. There are a lot of reasons for this, and that’s what this list is about. Vanderbilt, the largest private employer in Nashville, combines great benefits, the cultural advantages of a major university, and the financial clout that makes staff and faculty coveted customers for local retailers.

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