VUMC in the Community

How a little girl, her mom, police officers, firefighters, an animal-removal service, and quite a few passers-by pulled off Operation Kitten Rescue

Cat on a cold wet roof

Covenant School group visits VUMC as part of “1,000 thank yous” campaign

Expressing gratitude with words, presence and spray paint

Grad student Creea Shannon seeks to inspire young people to pursue careers in science

She doesn’t want students thinking about careers to be as unaware of STEM fields as she was as a girl

Clothes Closet accepts donations to help patients and families

The most acute needs are for clothing for men in smaller sizes; clothing for women in plus sizes, and new underwear of all sizes for both men and women

These high school seniors found mentors in Vanderbilt research labs — and were honored in a national science talent search

The students were given the opportunity to work on original research projects at Vanderbilt, diving straight into learning various laboratory techniques and how to formulate a scientific narrative

VUMC clothes closets benefit patients and families — and welcome donations

Sometimes patients or their family members find themselves at VUMC and in need of clothing or toiletries

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