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VUH lobby renovation: Some elevators are temporarily closed

Nov. 18, 2022—The Vanderbilt University Hospital lobby renovation that began in January 2022 is nearing its final stages. As many as three of the eight visitor elevators will be offline for up to five weeks while the construction team renovates the lobby floors and ceilings. Crews started in the visitor elevator lobby in concert with other work...

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eStar Update: Telehealth visits move to Epic Telehealth Nov. 30

Nov. 18, 2022—  Why: The move to Epic Telehealth will improve the telehealth experience for both the patient and the clinician. They will no longer have to download a separate application and the integration with Epic will improve functionality with a more seamless workflow.   What:   Telehealth visits will now use Epic Telehealth.  VUMC will no...

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Message from Deputy CEO Wright Pinson: Please speak up

May. 18, 2022—Colleagues, When you complete the Culture Survey, you influence VUMC’s future. This year’s survey is a wonderful opportunity to share your insights on the organization’s strengths, areas for improvement, and diversity and inclusion. All responses are confidential. Survey results will turn into actionable items. The more people who participate, the more meaningful the results. We...

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Iodinated contrast shortage update: Tier III CT scans now available

May. 18, 2022—A global supply chain shortage of iodinated contrast continues, but the collective efforts of VUMC colleagues are making a significant difference. Because of our conservation efforts, we can now schedule contrasted CT scans for patients with Tier III clinical needs, in addition to Tiers I and II. eStar Workflow Bulletins are available for the following...

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Have summer plans? Pick up a COVID-19 test to be sure you’re safe to go

May. 18, 2022—VUMC employees can get two free COVID-19 test kits each (four tests total) at the Occupational Health Clinic or One Hundred Oaks COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic.

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Medical Center Drive northbound lane in front of Dayani to be closed Saturday

May. 18, 2022—Saturday, May 21, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., the northbound lane of Medical Center Drive from Children’s Way to Pierce Avenue will be closed. A crane will be located at the pull-in entrance of the Dayani Center to remove and install HVAC units. The sidewalk in front of the main entrance of Dayani will...

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VUMC Limited Submission Opportunity: NSF Innovations in Graduate Education Program

Nov. 10, 2021—VUMC may submit only 2 applications to the Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) program.

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Vanderbilt-wide Limited Submission Opportunity: NSF Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships

Nov. 10, 2021—Vanderbilt University may submit 3 preliminary proposals as the lead institution for the NSF Science and Technology Centers: Integrative Partnerships program.

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VUMC deadline for flu vaccines is Dec. 1

Nov. 10, 2021—Flu season is in full swing, and as health care professionals, we strive to keep ourselves, our patients and community members safe and healthy. By receiving your flu vaccine, you support our goal in promoting a healthier community. 

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GetPreCiSe Center’s annual workshop features top genomic privacy researchers April 30

Apr. 20, 2018—The Center for Genetic Privacy and Identity in Community Settings (GetPreCiSe) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center has set its annual workshop exploring privacy and genomics for April 30.

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Patients with blood disorders invited to free June 24 seminar

Jun. 16, 2017—Patients with aplastic anemia, myelodysplastic syndromes (MDS), paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria (PNH) and other blood disorders are invited to a free seminar featuring a Vanderbilt University Medical Center clinician and other medical experts.

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VUMC to host community Passover Seder on April 10

Mar. 31, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Department of Pastoral Care will host a community Seder on Monday, April 10.

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