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Message from Dr. Jeff Balser about recognizing the need for change and stepping up at a pivotal moment in history

Jun. 19, 2020—Dr. Jeff Balser talks about how VUMC has responded to the COVID  pandemic, how our institution can help our region work toward a healthier and more just future, and how each of us at VUMC can make our voices heard as we build that future together.

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Transcript: Dr. Jeff Balser on recognizing the need for change and stepping up at a pivotal moment in history

Jun. 19, 2020—Dr. Jeff Balser talks about how VUMC has responded to the COVID  pandemic, how our institution can help our region work toward a healthier and more just future, and how each of us at VUMC can make our voices heard as we build that future together.

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Transcript: Special Message from Dr. Jeff Balser, President and CEO, on VUMC’s role in offering hope and healing

Jun. 1, 2020—Dr. Jeff Balser talks about VUMC as a place of healing not only of illness, but of inequality and injustice, and how the Medical Center must comfort and provide hope and healing to those who are hurting, whatever the source of that pain.

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Special Video Message from Dr. Jeff Balser, President and CEO, on VUMC’s role in offering hope and healing

Jun. 1, 2020—Dr. Jeff Balser talks about VUMC as a place of healing not only of illness, but of inequality and injustice, and how the Medical Center must comfort and provide hope and healing to those who are hurting, whatever the source of that pain.

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Core principles guiding the COVID-19 response and beyond

May. 15, 2020—During a first-ever virtual leadership assembly necessitated through social distancing, Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders answered questions about the Medical Center’s response to COVID-19 so far and what the future could hold.

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Dr. Jeff Balser on Adapting and Thriving in a New Phase of the Pandemic

May. 8, 2020—As our region begins to reopen businesses, we are entering a new phase of the pandemic. COVID-19 is still with us and remains a major public health challenge. But responsibility is shifting to all of us — as individuals and as institutions — to find new ways to live and work while keeping ourselves, and each other, safe.

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Dr. Jeff Balser on a careful approach to restarting elective services

May. 1, 2020—As public officials begin to lift restrictions due to COVID-19, I want to spend a few minutes today talking about our next steps at VUMC.

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Expanding clinical services at VUMC in a manner consistent with the roadmap to reopen Nashville

Apr. 28, 2020—Consistent with the city’s Roadmap to Reopen Nashville, VUMC will reinitiate elective clinical services in a phased manner that prioritizes safety for patients and employees on Friday, May 1.

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Dr. Jeff Balser about plans to resume services at VUMC

Apr. 24, 2020—Let’s start today with a topic that I know is top-of-mind: When and — just as important — how will we reopen?

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Dr. Jeff Balser on flattening the curve and remaining prepared

Apr. 17, 2020—Let me start by expressing my gratitude for the way you have supported one another and have risen to the challenge posed by Covid-19. Your courage, flexibility and hard work are having a tremendous impact. 

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Dr. Jeff Balser on VUMC’s ongoing commitment to its people and the needs of our community

Apr. 10, 2020—It’s been just over a month since the first reported case of COVID-19 in our region. And while there is a significant road ahead of us, I want to take a moment to share my gratitude for each and every one of you.

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Dr. Jeff Balser with an Update on VUMC’s COVID-19 Response

Apr. 2, 2020—  Hi, everyone. Like many areas of the country, we are seeing increasing numbers of coronavirus cases. Over the past week, the number of cases in Davidson County has increased by 50%. To-date, about 50 coronavirus patients have been admitted to VUMC, and nearly 20 have been discharged. How bad the storm gets depends almost...

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