Ian Cullen Archives
Virtual memorial service now available for viewing
Dec. 9, 2021—“VUMC Remembers,” a special virtual memorial service to remember patients who have died as well as their families and caregivers, is now posted at vumcremembers.com.
VUAH memorial service to remember patients, families
Nov. 12, 2020—In a first-of-its-kind event, Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital will hold a virtual memorial service to remember patients who have died in its care as well as their families and caregivers.
Bereavement calls helping to aid grieving families
Jun. 4, 2020—There has been nothing normal about the COVID-19 pandemic, and grieving the loss of a life at a time when families have been unable to gather beside a bedside to say goodbye, or to even hold a traditional funeral, has been one of the worst consequences of this health crisis’s uncharted territory.
Vigil Volunteers seeks those with compassion to spare
Feb. 27, 2020—Dan Kula remembers entering a patient’s room on the Palliative Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and immediately sensing the man’s agitation, which can be a symptom for those who are terminally ill.