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Reporter Sept 4 2020

VUMC lauded for health care equality efforts

Sep. 2, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has once again been named a Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).

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Greater Nashville Heart Walk to go virtual on Sept. 12

Sep. 2, 2020—Instead of drawing thousands of walkers to the Vanderbilt campus, the 2020 American Heart Association (AHA) Greater Nashville Heart Walk will take place virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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VUMC launches clinical trial of outpatient treatments for COVID-19

Sep. 2, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is now enrolling volunteers for a clinical trial of promising treatments for COVID-19 in the outpatient setting.

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StrategyShare2020 Registration Now Open

Sep. 1, 2020—Registration for StrategyShare2020 is now open. StrategyShare is an annual event that showcases and connects colleagues around the exciting work being done across Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and Vanderbilt University School of Nursing to advance the Medical Center Strategic Directions.

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Vaccine narrows racial disparities in pneumococcal disease

Aug. 31, 2020—In a major public health success, the introduction of pneumococcal conjugate vaccine PCV13, or Prevnar 13, in 2010 in the United States is associated with reduction in socioeconomic disparities and the near elimination of Black-white-based racial disparities for invasive pneumococcal disease.

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