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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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Philips and Vanderbilt University Medical Center unite to define roadmap for decarbonizing radiology

Jun. 8, 2023—Amsterdam-based Royal Philips, a global leader in health technology, and Vanderbilt University Medical Center have announced a collaboration that aims to reduce the health system’s carbon footprint while determining a blueprint to guide industry efforts.

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Apply now! Radiology launches VUMC-wide climate pilot grant initiative

Apr. 13, 2023—Green thinkers and dreamers from anywhere within Vanderbilt University Medical Center are encouraged to apply for a Climate Action and Sustainability Pilot Grant from the Department of Radiology. The goal is to support projects and early-stage ideas from any division or department to make the VUMC community greener and more sustainable. Radiology will provide 7...

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VUMC well represented at Association of American Medical Colleges annual meeting

Dec. 14, 2022—Several Vanderbilt University Medical Center faculty were featured in the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges in Nashville.

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‘DNA’ Podcast Hosts Two Climate and Health Twitter Spaces Chats

Nov. 3, 2022—Climate and Health conversations will take place on Nov. 13 and 14, from 12:15 pm - 1 pm CT on Twitter Spaces.

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Panoramic ‘DNA’ podcast Season 3 explores elements of well-being

Sep. 5, 2022— Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s award-winning podcast, Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action, (DNA) is back for its third season with a new format emphasizing collaboration to convene in-depth, vibrant explorations of how the current era of rapid change impacts mental and physical well-being. ‘Shapeshifters: Changing the Mental Health Story,’ released on Sept. 5, explores...

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Say hello. ‘DNA’ podcast series coming Fall 2022

Aug. 8, 2022—Be one of the first to preview the all-new ‘Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action’ podcast series. #ListenDNA.

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Amphibians offer clues to climate change resiliency

Oct. 7, 2021—  by Bill Snyder Like the “canary in the coal mine,” the worldwide decline of amphibian populations, including frogs, toads and salamanders, during the past 50 years may be a harbinger of emerging infections and environmental changes that endanger humankind, as well. Just as important, some amphibian species have begun to recover from the global...

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‘DNA’ podcast Season 2 explores COVID, science and trust in communities

Aug. 23, 2021—Listen to Episode 1, Blueprint for a Pandemic-Ready Society, and subscribe on your favorite platform. The first episode of the second season of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s original podcast series, Vanderbilt Health DNA: Discoveries in Action, tackles bold questions and issues pushed to the surface by COVID-19. This season, the award-winning 10-episode series delves into...

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National Academy of Medicine addresses urgent threats of COVID-19 and climate change at annual meeting

Oct. 26, 2020—The COVID-19 pandemic and climate change are twin calamities that cannot be resolved without global cooperation, consistent communication and leadership and urgent innovation by the scientific community.

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Sign up for Vanderbilt’s Osher Lifelong Learning winter term

Nov. 16, 2017—African American pioneers in sports and entertainment, media in a time of fake news, and climate change and human health are among the winter offerings of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Vanderbilt.

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Exhibit translates scientific discoveries into art celebrating Vanderbilt’s Nobel laureates

Oct. 13, 2017—A new exhibit on display at the Wond'ry honors the discoveries of Vanderbilt's Nobel laureates by translating them into beautiful works of art.

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