Reporter July 19 2013
Jul. 18, 2013—Dear Colleagues, Openness and transparency are key elements of our culture. My goal in these regular, system-wide communications is to provide you with facts. Vanderbilt University Medical Center has never been stronger. Over the last few years, and even in recent months, our local and national reputation has grown significantly in all three of our...
Jul. 18, 2013—Gerald Hickson, M.D., assistant vice chancellor for Health Affairs, associate dean for Faculty Affairs and the Joseph C. Ross Professor of Medical Education and Administration, is being promoted to the newly created position of senior vice president for Quality, Patient Safety and Risk Prevention.
Jul. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt vaccine researchers are using gold nanotechnology to develop a new approach to making vaccines.
Jul. 18, 2013—The number of researchers and institutions worldwide using a Vanderbilt University-developed Web application to collect and manage their data has about doubled in the past year.
Jul. 18, 2013—The Music City Tennis Invitational celebrated its 40th anniversary recently with another banner year, raising $73,000 for the Center for Child Development at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Jul. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Class of 2017 arrived on campus in July with a big agenda before them. In addition to acclimating to new surroundings and faces, these students will also be stepping into a new, and nationally recognized, medical education model.
Jul. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute physicians are taking advantage of new technology in critical care that allows them to quickly visualize the patient’s heart at the bedside.
Jul. 16, 2013—U.S. News and World Report’s newly released Best Hospitals edition again places Vanderbilt University Medical Center among the best in the nation, and shows that VUMC’s specialty programs continue to grow in national prominence.
Jul. 11, 2013—A three-year study that evaluated the effectiveness of a training program designed to enhance autism spectrum disorder identification and assessment within community pediatric settings was released this week in the journal Autism.