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Magnet designation leader Downs set to retire

Aug. 25, 2021—Sabrina Downs, MSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC, is retiring as senior director of Nursing Professional Practice and Magnet Recognition, effective Sept. 3.

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Documents submitted for Magnet designation process

Aug. 11, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has completed its four required Magnet documents and submitted them to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), a major milestone in its fourth Magnet designation process.

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Address highlights VUMC Nursing’s achievements, progress

May. 24, 2018—Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN, recounted an epic year for Vanderbilt Nursing and looked ahead to a bright future in her 2018 State of Nursing address on May 22.

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Recruitment push helps strengthen nursing workforce

Oct. 12, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is succeeding in its efforts to recruit the nation’s best nurses to Middle Tennessee’s only Magnet-designated hospital.

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Hospitals and clinics receive third Magnet designation

Jul. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a third consecutive Magnet designation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), the organization announced in a conference call on July 20.

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Magnet Third Designation site visit set for April 24-28

Jan. 26, 2017—The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) will bring a team of four appraisers to Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) from April 24 to 28 as part of the Magnet Third Designation process, Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., Executive Chief Nursing Officer, announced Tuesday.

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Nursing ‘Magnetfest’ on Aug. 31 set to educate, raise enthusiasm

Aug. 25, 2016—Nurses at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) are gearing up for “Magnetfest,” a day of fun, festivities and prizes, as the institution seeks a third Magnet designation.

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Address reviews progress of Nursing at VUMC

May. 19, 2016—Executive Chief Nursing Officer Marilyn Dubree, MSN, R.N., delivered a message of continued investment, national recognition and improving nurse satisfaction in her 2016 State of Nursing Address at Light Hall on Tuesday.

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Document for third Magnet designation finalized, submitted

Apr. 21, 2016—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has completed its Magnet document and submitted it to the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), taking a giant step forward in its third Magnet designation process.

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VUMC nursing shines at National Magnet Conference

Oct. 29, 2015—A large group of Vanderbilt nurses attended the 2015 National Magnet Conference, which took place earlier this month in Atlanta.

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Photo: Magnet journey

Jan. 15, 2015—On Jan. 9, the Magnet Education Committee officially launched its efforts to help the Medical Center once again obtain Magnet recognition, the highest honor for nursing.

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