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New NIH grant funds novel brain network approach to improve epilepsy surgery

Jan. 11, 2024—Investigators received a $3.2 million grant to develop novel brain network-based measures to guide surgical decisions and improve outcomes in the field of epilepsy surgery. The project builds upon work recently published by VUMC investigators in the journal Brain.

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VUMC’s James Nichols to lead lab standards institute

Jan. 11, 2024—James Nichols, PhD, medical director of Clinical Chemistry and Point-of-Care Testing at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has begun a two-year term as president of the Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute.

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Save the Date: Radiology’s Climate Action and Sustainability Summit Dec. 7

Dec. 1, 2023—The inaugural hybrid event will highlight decarbonization, climate-health research initiatives, and industry collaborations. Listen to speakers with various expertise from VUMC, WM, and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing.

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October Chat Room Series program on “A Conversation about Workplace Identity Formation” is tomorrow

Oct. 13, 2023—This month’s Chat Room Series: “A Conversation about Workplace Identity Formation.” This session is open to all members of the VUMC community. There is no need to have attended previous Chat Room sessions. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion is planning a dynamic conversation about professional identify formation, the effects of internalized oppression and transformative...

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Tennessee State University respiratory care students awarded scholarships from VUMC

Oct. 9, 2023—In addressing the need for more respiratory therapists, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has awarded 10 scholarships to students enrolled in the program at Tennessee State University.  The selected senior students will receive a $7,000 scholarship and $1,500 stipend to support living expenses. “There is a national shortage of respiratory therapists and VUMC has unfilled positions. ...

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VUMC’s Department of Biostatistics marks 20 years

Oct. 4, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Department of Biostatistics recently marked its 20th anniversary with a half-day symposium and research poster session.

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New “DNA” podcast season explores how to harness change, ideas to improve business and medicine

Oct. 2, 2023—Go to your favorite podcast channel right now to subscribe and listen to the first episode of Season 4!

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What could be next? Preview DNA’s Season 4 exploring the future

Sep. 25, 2023—Preview the trailer for Season 4 of the Vanderbilt Health DNA podcast series. Explore issues facing businesses across industries, and how VUMC is experimenting with and designing solutions for problems — old and new — by supporting smart people with visionary ideas. 

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Women’s History Month virtual storytelling panel to be March 29

Mar. 21, 2023—Here is the registration link:

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Regional growth spotlights ‘Join Us,’ workforce campaigns: Leadership Assembly takeaways

Nov. 14, 2022—Sustaining the Medical Center’s era of unparalleled growth throughout the region will be bolstered by new recruitment, retention, and career development opportunities.

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National Injury Prevention Day set for Nov. 18

Nov. 11, 2022—National Injury Prevention Day, Nov. 18, highlights need for awareness

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