Reporter September 2023
Sep. 22, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center laboratory employees, their families and many others involved in the ongoing transformation of the Medical Center's laboratories had a first peek at the new 110,000-square-foot core laboratory space during a recent open house.
Sep. 22, 2023—Debra Friedman, MD, MS, has been awarded a $100,000 Hyundai Hope On Wheels Impact Award to examine outcomes in pediatric, adolescent and young adult sarcoma patients and survivors.
Sep. 21, 2023—During his State of the Department of Pediatrics address, Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, celebrated the department’s people, highlighted the achievements of the past fiscal year and provided insights into the journey ahead.
Sep. 21, 2023—Institutional research data administrators from around world got their REDCap on at REDCapCon 2023, held Sept. 10-13 in Seattle.
Sep. 19, 2023—The profound impact of R. Daniel Beauchamp, MD, former chair of the Section of Surgical Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, was deeply evident at a recent symposium highlighting basic research conducted by numerous surgeons and physician-scientists, all of whom were closely associated with the noted physician-scientist.
Sep. 19, 2023—The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has awarded top honors to three physicians in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics.
Sep. 19, 2023—The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) recently approved an updated mRNA COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine provides better protection against current strains of COVID-19 that are circulating as we transition into the fall/winter virus season.
Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital receives highest accreditation from the College of American Pathologists
Sep. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital’s lab has been awarded accreditation from the College of American Pathologists based on results of a recent onsite inspection as part of the CAP’s Accreditation Programs.
Sep. 15, 2023—Vanderbilt LifeFlight Event Medicine is now the official event medicine provider for the Grand Ole Opry and the Ryman Auditorium.
Sep. 15, 2023—Hundreds of Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine, Trauma, Orthopaedic Surgery, Plastic Surgery and Occupational Therapy clinicians have played a role in saving and restoring the function of patient Dawn Reed’s right arm and hand after a utility terrain vehicle accident.