Transplant

Vanderbilt Transplant Center, Deaconess Health System partner to open new clinic in Newburgh, Indiana

The Vanderbilt Transplant Center has partnered with Deaconess Health System to open a new clinic in Newburgh, Indiana — Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s first in the Hoosier State.

Transplant patient Connie Rankin was cleared to return home to Memphis just in time for the holidays. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

VUMC performs its first combined lung and liver transplant

Connie Rankin of Memphis, Tennessee, received Vanderbilt’s first combined lung and liver transplant, which involved dozens of specialists, including transplant teams for both organs.

The visit was the first time a group of Ukrainian oncologists came to VUMC to learn about cancer research and care.

Ukrainian oncologists visit Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

A group of Ukrainian oncologists recently visited Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center where they toured research labs, observed tumor board meetings, met with several Vanderbilt oncologists, and attended the 23rd Annual Retreat for Cancer Biology.

The Ukrainian medical team included, from left, Serhii Sudakevych, MD, Borys Todurov, MD, Igor Kuzmych, MD, Sofia Chaikovska, MD, and Mykola Melnyk, MD. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Ukrainian doctors again visit VUMC to observe organ transplants and protocols

For the second year, a delegation of doctors from Ukraine recently visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center to observe organ transplants and protocols.

VUMC in the news, Nov. 7, 2023

Chief Patient Experience Officer David Haynes, MD, center, presented Excellence in Patient Experience awards to Cassandra Bruns, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, left, and Inder Raj Grewal, MBBS, who had perfect top box scores of 100%. Not pictured is Bethany Sanders, MSN, CNM, who also received a perfect score. (Photo by Susan Urmy)

Patient Experience awards honor excellence of clinical teams and individual clinicians

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