Reporter Feb 18 2022
Feb. 17, 2022—Ben Ho Park, MD, PhD, deputy director of the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, has been named the center’s new director.
Feb. 17, 2022—by Paul Govern The Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) has designated Vanderbilt University Medical Center an Antimicrobial Stewardship Center of Excellence. Antimicrobial stewardship is the effort to measure and improve how antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs are prescribed by clinicians and used by patients. Bacteria, viruses, fungi and other pathogens can become resistant to...
Feb. 17, 2022—Antiviral drugs and coronavirus-fighting monoclonal antibodies, including those discovered at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, remain crucially important in the continuing fight against COVID-19.
Feb. 17, 2022—When the pandemic began, Vanderbilt's Amy Whigham, MD, MS-HPEd, developed a plan to turn the Department of Otolaryngology's medical student education and residency recruitment efforts into a virtual experience.
Feb. 17, 2022—Mary Marlowe couldn’t have known it at the time, but her decision in January 2021 to give a kidney to a total stranger would set off a chain reaction that would result in four people getting kidneys in one week in September 2021 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Feb. 17, 2022—The annual reputation survey for U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals” and “Best Children’s Hospitals” rankings is expected to open this month exclusively online on Doximity.com.
Feb. 17, 2022—Kure It Cancer Research has awarded a $200,000 grant to support kidney cancer research by Vanderbilt's Scott Haake, MD.
Feb. 16, 2022—February's Leadership assembly focused on multitude of trends, from higher patient volumes to economic inflation and a competitive labor market, require agility and emphasis on strengthening Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s supportive, empowered culture as COVID-19 ebbs and flows.
Feb. 16, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is part of a multi-institutional teem seeking to create an artificial lung system that patients with incurable lung disease can use at home.
Feb. 16, 2022—Renowned surgical oncologist and clinician scientist Nita Ahuja, MD, MBA, chair of the Department of Surgery at Yale School of Medicine, will deliver the next web-based Discovery Lecture.