Department of Surgery

Thanks to the care he received at Vanderbilt, Owen Canavan eventually was able to return to the gym after recovering from a devastating car accident. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Canavan family gift to support VUMC Trauma Team

On April 7, 2017, a devastating car crash sent Owen Canavan to Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Trauma Intensive Care Unit, and he credits the medical team for saving his life.

Maj. Gen. Telita Crosland and C. Wright Pinson, MBA, MD, sign the agreement for VUMC to become an official site of the U.S. Army Military-Civilian Trauma Team Training.

U.S. Army and Vanderbilt University Medical Center formalize trauma training program

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is becoming an official site of the U.S. Army Military-Civilian Trauma Team Training (AMCT3), formalizing a longstanding relationship between the two entities that is built on a history of collaborative success.

Country music icon Dolly Parton received her COVID-19 vaccination at Vanderbilt Health Tuesday, March2, from Naji Abumrad, MD, and urged everyone not to hesitate to get their vaccine when they become eligible to receive it.

A shot in the arm

Country music icon Dolly Parton received her COVID-19 vaccination at Vanderbilt Health Tuesday from Naji Abumrad, MD, and urged everyone not to hesitate to get their vaccine when they become eligible to receive it.

Residents, fellows step up to help care for COVID patients

Following a Thanksgiving surge that led to record numbers of admissions of patients with COVID-19, residents and fellows from multiple disciplines have come together under the direction and supervision of critical care attendings to provide the best care to critically ill patients in Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit.

Guillamondegui named chief of Division of Trauma

Oscar Guillamondegui, MD, MPH, has been named chief of the Division of Trauma and Surgical Critical Care for the Department of Surgery.

Is it true that work on a COVID-19 vaccine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center was funded by Dolly Parton?

Funds from her gift have supported important advancements in VUMC’s war on COVID

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