Jeff Balser

Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, spoke about the Medical Center’s growth during the Spring Leadership Assembly. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Leadership Assembly: VUMC Growth Strengthens Communities

Recent expansions in locations, capacity and business lines underscore how VUMC is navigating fast-paced population growth and the financial headwinds facing health systems across the country.

Health care workforce shortages prompt Blue Ridge Academic Health Group report

The Blue Ridge Academic Health Group — formed in 1997 by leaders of several of the nation’s top academic health centers — studies and reports on issues of fundamental importance to improving the health care system. Its new report sets out innovations that health centers can undertake to address the ongoing health care workforce crisis.

View highlights from January Leadership Assembly: Mutual Respect policy

January Leadership Assembly — Care That Changes Our World

Ongoing initiatives to reduce acts of violence or other disrespectful behaviors toward VUMC health care workers are vital for the well-being of both our people and our patients were among the topics discussed at the Leadership Assembly.

The Alliance for Genomic Discovery welcomes Bristol Myers Squibb, GSK and Novo Nordisk

Bristol Myers Squibb, GSK and Novo Nordisk are the newest members of the Alliance for Genomic Discovery.

VUMC’s new automated biobanking system can store as many as 10 million biospecimens.

Landmark academic-industry partnership harvests human genome “fruits” for research

The first fruits of a landmark academic-industry partnership that is harvesting the depth and breadth of the human genome to better understand and treat disease will become available to researchers in the spring of 2024.

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