Address highlights crucial contributions of nursing workforce
Jun. 1, 2023—In her 2023 State of Nursing Address, Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, NE-BC, looked back on another extraordinary year as nearly 9,000 Vanderbilt nurses cared for patients and families and the health system continued to grow to meet the needs of patients and families.
ChatGPT tested for clinical decision support
Jun. 1, 2023—by Paul Govern A recent study finds promise in the artificial intelligence program ChatGPT for speeding review and improvement of computer system alerts used to support day-to-day clinical decision-making. In a blinded test at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, a panel of four physicians and one pharmacist reviewed suggestions from ChatGPT 3.5 mixed with suggestions from...
Spring event honors donors’ support and generosity
May. 24, 2023—Members of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Canby Robinson Society recently joined CEO and President Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, and his wife, Melinda, at Cheekwood Botanic Hall for the Spring Donor Celebration, an annual event honoring donors for their loyal support.
Protocol aims to delabel low-risk drug allergies
May. 24, 2023—In 2017, Allison Norton, MD, associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, started a protocol for low-risk drug allergies.
Faculty Awards honor teaching, clinical, research excellence
May. 24, 2023—The 2023 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Faculty Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Extraordinary Performance of Clinical Service, and Outstanding Contributions to Research were presented May 19 during the annual spring faculty meeting. Awards and recipients are listed below.
May. 17, 2023—Hundreds of Vanderbilt medical, nursing and graduate students took part in last week's Commencement.
May. 16, 2023—The 83rd Running of the Iroquois Steeplechase benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt was Saturday, May 13.
New ‘PoRT’ scale rebalances burden of initiating trust in science
May. 10, 2023—A Vanderbilt University Medical Center-led team has developed a scale to measure trustworthiness in biomedical research among minority populations.
VUMC to coordinate national effort to reduce ARDS, pneumonia, sepsis
May. 4, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a $31.6 million federal grant to lead a national effort to better understand acute respiratory distress syndrome, pneumonia and sepsis.
Mentors help high school students earn science honors
May. 4, 2023—Three high school seniors with Vanderbilt mentors were selected for national honors by the Society for Science Regeneron Science Talent Search.
Smile180 Foundation directorship
May. 4, 2023—Representatives from Delta Dental of Tennessee and their charitable arm, the Smile180 Foundation, visited Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently to present a check of $1 million to hospital leadership.
Stewart speaks on advocacy, medicine’s role in society
Apr. 27, 2023—Comedian, talk show host and advocate Jon Stewart spoke last week to a crowd of Vanderbilt undergraduates, medical students and faculty about his approach to advocacy and how those in the medical community can find their own place alongside those supporting a cause.