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Event honors VUMC donors for their loyal support

Jun. 2, 2022—by Nancy Humphrey Members of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Canby Robinson Society recently joined CEO and President Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, and his wife, Melinda, at the Vanderbilt University Student Life Ballroom for the Spring Donor Celebration, an annual event honoring donors for their loyal support. It was the first in-person celebration since 2019, due...

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Magnet appraisers set VUH visit for Aug. 16-19

Jun. 2, 2022—The American Nurses Credentialing Center will bring a team of appraisers to Vanderbilt University Hospital from Aug. 16-19 as part of the Magnet fourth designation process.

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Project Search graduation

Jun. 2, 2022—Nine participants of the Project SEARCH program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center celebrated the completion of their nine-month internship training on Friday, May 20, in the theater of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Scale measures confidence with telehealth technology

Jun. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt's Digital Health Care Literacy Scale uses responses to three brief items to assess whether patients or caregivers are apt to have the confidence and basic know-how required to use digital health care services such as telehealth.

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VUMC’s Solórzano elected president-elect of AAES

Jun. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt's Carmen Solórzano, MD, has been elected president-elect of the American Association of Endocrine Surgeons.

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VUMC renewed as a Comprehensive Hypertension Center

Jun. 2, 2022—The Vanderbilt Comprehensive Hypertension Center has been awarded renewal of the American Heart Association’s Comprehensive Hypertension Center Certification,

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Choi, Short receive AGA Research Foundation Awards

Jun. 2, 2022—Two Vanderbilt researchers have received awards from the AGA Foundation, the charitable arm of the American Gastroenterological Association.

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Trauma study aims to improve survival for bleeding patients

Jun. 1, 2022—Emergency Medicine and Trauma Surgery researchers at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are joining Vanderbilt LifeFlight in a Department of Defense (DOD)-funded clinical trial aimed at improving survival with resuscitation techniques used to keep patients alive after a traumatic injury.

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Program lets patients receive medical treatment at home

Jun. 1, 2022—by Matt Batcheldor When Denis Brock needed to be hospitalized for an infection last fall, she was treated in an unlikely place: her home. Brock was one of the first patients to participate in Vanderbilt’s Hospital at Home program, which allows patients to remain in the comfort of their own home while receiving treatment for...

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Medical chaperone policy extends to VUMC’s inpatient areas

Jun. 1, 2022—VUMC's medical chaperone policy has been extended to inpatient settings, including Vanderbilt University Hospital, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital, Vanderbilt Bedford Hospital, Vanderbilt Tullahoma-Harton Hospital and Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital.

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$10 million gift from Brock family to establish Brock Family Center for Applied Innovation

May. 31, 2022—by Nancy Humphrey A $10 million gift from the Brock family, including John F. Brock III, his wife, Mary, and their three adult children — Rebecca Brock Dixon, John F. Brock IV and Major Brock — will establish the Brock Family Center for Applied Innovation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The gift will accelerate translation...

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Conquer Cancer awards given to five hematology-oncology fellows

May. 26, 2022—Five Vanderbilt University Medical Center hematology and oncology fellows will receive awards from Conquer Cancer, the ASCO Foundation, during the 2022 American Society of Clinical Oncology Annual Meeting in Chicago, June 3-7.

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