Opry, VUMC strengthen ties with shared events

Service dogs Kai, left, and Mia were trained at VUMC recently to gain exposure to medical equipment and staff like those they will encounter after completing training. (photo by Donn Jones)

Vanderbilt LifeFlight partners with Retrieving Independence to train service dogs in simulated medical settings

Vanderbilt LifeFlight is partnering with the local nonprofit Retrieving Independence to assist in the training of service dogs in simulated medical settings, the latest of several Vanderbilt University Medical Center partnerships that bring specially trained dogs to Medical Center facilities.

Paramedic Michael Atwood looks at the Nashville skyline while working the Big Machine Music City Grand Prix in August. (photo by Alyssa Smith)

LifeFlight Event Medicine now official provider for the Grand Ole Opry, Ryman Auditorium

Vanderbilt LifeFlight Event Medicine is now the official event medicine provider for the Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman Auditorium.

McKinney appointed to Tennessee Emergency Medical Services Board

Vanderbilt LifeFlight’s Jared McKinney, MD, has been named by Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee to the state Emergency Medical Services Board.


Vanderbilt University Medical Center supports LGBTQ+ community during Pride month

Tennessee Advanced Communications Network expands to include state hospital systems

Vanderbilt University Medical Center to be an early adopter as a hospital system integrating the Tennessee Advanced Communications Network into its existing network of emergency providers for redundancy communications in the event of a disaster.

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