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Credo Award Winner

Cheri Frazier’s treatment for a brain tumor, and return to work afterward, illuminates her passion to treat others like family

By Nancy Humphrey

“My philosophy is, I am a patient myself. What if someone is in pain when they call? What if they’re scared? The team does anything we can to help them.”

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VUMC in the Community

An Army doctor’s appeal: “People in Iraq need medical books — can you help?” The response from Vanderbilt was overwhelming.

By Jessica Pasley

VUMC gastroenterologist Terence "T.A." Smith wanted to help an Iraqi colleague at a small clinic. Vanderbilt donors responded with dozens of boxes of books.

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Contest

Pets of VUMC 2018 — Collection #2: Dogs and their people

By Wayne Wood

Man's best friend. Woman's and children's, too.

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Tools of the trade

Tow motors keep supplies moving at VUMC. This tool keeps the tow motors moving.

By Paul Govern

Joey Johnson, an instrument maker in VUMC's Apparatus Shop, says the programmer-controller for tow motors is a vital tool for his job.

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Employee Spotlight

Moms of the Medical Center

By Nancy Humphrey

Some Vanderbilt employees have another word for a work colleague: Mom

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Employee Spotlight

Janice Overall retires after 47 years of nursing at Vanderbilt—most of it caring for children in the Pediatrics clinic

By Matt Batcheldor

"I thought I'd only stay here three years. I've been here ever since!"

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Employee Spotlight

The inside story of how the “Today” show surprised a VUMC nurse on the air

By Craig Boerner

There was singing. There were hugs. There was laughter. There were tears.

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Patient Spotlight

Newborn Nursery home to Preds’ youngest fans

By Tavia Smith

Tiny babies dreaming of Lord Stanley's Cup.

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Employee Spotlight

“Property Brothers” help VUMC employee create her dream house

By Kristin Smart

Spending lots of money, feeling lots of stress: typical house renovation. Being on national television at the same time: not typical.

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Employee Spotlight

Kathy Keck of Transplant Center wins 2018 Administrative Professional Award

By Jessica Pasley

She is lauded for "going the extra mile." She says that's the Vanderbilt way.

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