Strategic Direction Archives
StrategyShare19 spotlights innovative patient-centered design ideas
Jun. 20, 2019—Innovative health care design centered on patients and their families was the focus of StrategyShare19, a half-day event attended by several hundred members of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community, as well as patients.
StrategyShare19 registration now open
Jun. 5, 2019—StrategyShare19 is an annual, interactive event at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) showcases innovations and initiatives to advance the Medical Center’s Strategic Directions, and event organizers are encouraging any member of the VUMC community to register to attend.
StrategyShare19 wants to know the exciting work VUMC teams are doing
May. 20, 2019—StrategyShare19 is gathering examples of the exciting work being done across VUMC to advance the “Design for Patients and Families” Strategic Direction.
Patient-centered design to be focus of StrategyShare19
Apr. 18, 2019—StrategyShare19, an annual, interactive event at Vanderbilt University Medical Center to showcase innovations and initiatives to advance the Medical Center’s Strategic Directions, is focusing this year on Design for Patients and Families — one of the four Strategic Directions — and efforts to enhance patient, clinician and staff experiences.
Radiology retreat inspires Strategic Directions ideas
Oct. 11, 2018—Last month, the Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences hosted a Strategic Directions retreat, which inspired idea sharing and thought-provoking discussion related to the future directions of the department.
A message from the President and CEO about Charlottesville
Aug. 15, 2017—Dear Colleagues, The horrific acts that took place over the weekend during protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, are another tragic reminder of how much work continues to lie ahead for our nation regarding matters of race, religion and sexual orientation. The bigotry and hatred that fueled these events—promulgated by skinheads and white supremacists—has no place in...
StrategyShare17 event helps build excitement, connections
Jul. 27, 2017—On the same day 48 years after the July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 moon landing, individuals from throughout the Vanderbilt community reflected on that historic event — a milestone marking the ultimate synthesis of innovative thinking and technology — as they shared their own explorations and mission moments during StrategyShare17.
StrategyShare17 interactive event set for July 20
Jul. 13, 2017—Learning and connecting is the theme for StrategyShare17, an interactive event on Thursday, July 20, designed to showcase exciting work being done at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).
New internship programs set to benefit diverse group of students
Jun. 8, 2017—This summer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) will be the site for two internship programs geared to connect diverse students interested in health care.
New interactive tool lets VUMC community share creative ideas
May. 11, 2017—Sharing ideas is powerful. IdeaShare, a tool to share ideas among groups of people, and even vote about which ideas you like best, is coming to Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) beginning May 16.
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine moves to eighth in NIH research funding
Apr. 13, 2017—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) now ranks No. 8 in the nation among U.S. medical schools in total grant support provided through the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The new ranking raises VUSM’s standing two spots from the No. 10 position it held last year.
Clinical trial to assess shoulder pain treatments
Mar. 30, 2017—Nitin Jain, M.D., MSPH, associate professor of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Orthopaedics, has been awarded a $7.5 million contract to determine whether surgery or non-operative therapy works better for a common age-related injury that costs the health care systems billions of dollars — rotator cuff tears.