Vanderbilt Health OnCall now accepting insurance
May. 2, 2017—Vanderbilt Health OnCall (VHOC), the service that brings a house call from a dedicated team of Vanderbilt nurse practitioners to the home, workplace or hotel, now accepts Aetna Vanderbilt insurance plans as well as other major payer/insurer plans.
New Medical Center visitor wireless network now available
Apr. 26, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center unveiled its new guest wireless network, VUMCGuest, May 1.
My Southern Health: What men should ask about prostate cancer screening
Apr. 24, 2017—In 2012, the United States Preventive Services Task Force recommended that men of all ages should not be routinely screened for levels of prostate-specific antigen (PSA). These are the blood tests to detect the possibility of prostate cancer.
My Southern Health: Why young adults should pay attention to heart health
Apr. 24, 2017—The words “coronary artery disease” immediately make us think of people in their 60s, 70s and beyond. But a 30-year population study shows clearly that what we do in our early adult life will impact our health later on, said lead author Jeffrey Carr, Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair in Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
VICC Annual Scientific Retreat slated for May 4
Apr. 20, 2017—Leading cancer investigators from several prominent universities and laboratories will headline the 2017 Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC) Annual Scientific Retreat May 4.
School of Medicine spring faculty meeting set for April 27
Apr. 18, 2017—The annual Vanderbilt University School of Medicine spring faculty meeting and awards program will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 27, in Light Hall, Room 208.
My Southern Health: One family’s story—the price of distracted driving
Apr. 14, 2017—April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Read one family's story about how distracted driving impacted them.
Audiology Clinic to offer free hearing screenings April 26, 27, 28
Apr. 11, 2017—The Vanderbilt Audiology Clinic is offering free hearing screenings to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University employees from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on April 26, 27 and 28.
Symposium on Modeling Immunity set for April 27
Apr. 5, 2017—The Vanderbilt Center for Structural Biology and the Vanderbilt Vaccine Center invite you to attend the 2017 Symposium on Modeling Immunity April 27. The event will focus on modeling and designing antibodies.
Funding opportunity: American Cancer Society-Institutional Research Grant
Apr. 3, 2017—Applications are being sought for funding by the American Cancer Society‐Institutional Research Grant program. These funds are designed to provide seed money to support junior faculty members with an interest in cancer research who do not have external grant support.
WLC-EAP offers mindfulness videos for employees
Mar. 31, 2017—Work/Life Connections–EAP has produced a series of videos about mindfulness as a stress-reducer, featuring Linda Manning of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt.
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.