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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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Rehm named associate chief medical officer for Children’s Services

Dec. 3, 2020—Kris Rehm, MD, MMHC, professor of Clinical Pediatrics and vice chair in the Department of Pediatrics, has been appointed associate chief medical officer for Children’s Services for the Vanderbilt Medical Group (VMG).

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Three named to direct care outside Davidson Co.

Jun. 18, 2020—To support Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s growing footprint in Nashville’s surrounding regions, VUMC has appointed three physicians to direct medical care in Wilson, Rutherford, Williamson and Maury counties.

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Adult Primary Care clinics receive recognition for quality

Apr. 30, 2020—The National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) recently announced that all Vanderbilt Medical Group (VMG) adult primary care practices have received NCQA Patient-Centered Medical Home (PCMH) Recognition for using evidence-based, patient-centered processes that focus on coordinated care with the goal of improving outcomes.

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Posch named associate vice chancellor for Population Health

Jun. 30, 2015—David Posch, CEO of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and Clinics and executive director for the Vanderbilt Medical Group, has been named to the newly created position of associate vice chancellor for Population Health.

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Russell to direct care in Williamson, Maury counties

May. 29, 2014—Henry Paul (Hank) Russell, M.D., assistant professor of Clinical Surgery and a general and thoracic surgeon at Vanderbilt Medical Group in Williamson County since 1986, has been named medical director of Vanderbilt Health – Williamson/Maury. He replaces Pete Powell, M.D., who has held the position since 2004.

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Text appointment reminders generate high response rates

Mar. 27, 2014—For years, Vanderbilt Medical Group has used robocalls to remind patients of upcoming appointments. The reminders are triggered four days out, and VMG is able to refill approximately 60 percent of all cancellations that occur at this four-day mark. Cancellations account for approximately 7 percent of all patient responses to these appointment reminders.

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NCS golf tournament raises $15,000 for Children’s Hospital

Nov. 19, 2012—The Ninth Annual Network Computing Services Golf Tournament was held Sept. 27 at Vanderbilt Legends Club in Franklin, Tenn. This year’s event raised $15,000 to support pediatric cancer research. Jeff Kimble, director of Network Computing Services at Vanderbilt, and Carol Capps, office technology coordinator for NCS, recently presented the check to Luke Gregory, CEO of the Monroe...

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Save the date: VUMC Medical Staff/VMG Annual Meeting July 5

Jun. 13, 2011—Faculty are cordially invited to this year’s annual meeting of the Vanderbilt University Medical Staff and Vanderbilt Medical Group. Our meeting will occur on Tuesday, July 5, from 5 to 6 p.m., in 208 Light Hall, and will include presentations by our chiefs of staff and chief medical officer. Important reports and discussions for our...

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