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After a career of service to others, Raiford to retire

Aug. 31, 2022—  by John Howser A chance opportunity to visit a friend in Nashville and give a lecture led David Raiford, MD, to Vanderbilt University Medical Center more than three decades ago. He has been here ever since. After a career of unwavering service to his patients, colleagues, and trainees, Raiford, chief of Clinical Staff for...

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Sternberg to step down after two decades at Vanderbilt

Aug. 16, 2022—Paul Sternberg Jr., MD, is stepping down from his role as chair of the Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences and director of the Vanderbilt Eye Institute, effective June 30, 2023.

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Pediatric ECMO program founder Pietsch retires

Jul. 14, 2022—John Pietsch, MD, the recently retired founder of the extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, didn’t grow up wanting to be a doctor.

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VUSM faculty honored with emerita or emeritus status

Jun. 8, 2022—Vanderbilt University recently honored several faculty members for their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Among them were 15 from the School of Medicine.

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Tennessee Poison Center director Seger retires

Jan. 27, 2022—  by Kylie Avery Donna Seger, MD, retired in December 2021 after working for 33 years at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Tennessee Poison Center (TPC). Seger began her career at VUMC in 1988 in the Department of Emergency Medicine, becoming professor of Clinical Medicine and Emergency Medicine. She served as medical and executive...

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New retirement plan structure aims to increase participation by making options more manageable

Apr. 2, 2015—When designing the new retirement plan structure, Vanderbilt’s Retirement Plan Oversight Committee considered independent third-party research on how the number of investment choices affects retirement plan participation.

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Retirement plan fund selection window is open

Jan. 30, 2015—Active employees can now choose the funds their contributions will be directed to beginning in April when Vanderbilt transitions to its new retirement plan structure.

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