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Employee Spotlight

VUMC choir member Shae Etter approaches life with a song

By Jill Clendening

She sings at weddings, retirement celebrations, church functions, funerals — and now with the United Voices of Vanderbilt choir

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Patient Spotlight

Love is all around on babies’ first Valentine’s Day

By Jennifer Wetzel

Tiny feet, tiny Valentines, big love.

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Unsung hero

“Carmen from Chicago,” mystery good Samaritan nurse, identified

By Wayne Wood

She's very relieved that Geoffrey Lee, injured in the bicycle wreck, is doing OK.

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Employee Spotlight

Bill and Genie met at VUMC in 1983. The proposal was at Kroger. A wedding ring fell over a cliff. They are still in love.

By Tavia Smith

“She was really sweet and 34 years later, she’s still just as sweet,” Bill says. “It was meant to be,” Genie adds.

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Unsung hero

A bike wreck left him dazed, hurt and bleeding. Then a Vanderbilt nurse came by.

By Wayne Wood

Where in the world is Carmen from Chicago? Geoffrey Lee would like to be sure she gets credit for a good deed.

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VUMC in the Community

When their native Puerto Rico was devastated by hurricanes, these VUMC resident physicians stepped up

By Nancy Humphrey

“We are humbled by the heartfelt love we received from the entire Vanderbilt community"

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Employee Spotlight

Teenage daughter sparks interest in rock-climbing for Vanderbilt’s Dario and Nunzia Giuse

By Paul Govern

The passion for climbing has now affected all three members of the Giuse family

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Sarah Moore, director of Radiology Services, hailed as exceptional leader

By Christina Echegaray

“We provide excellence in healthcare, research and education. We treat others as we wish to be treated. We continuously evaluate and improve our performance.”

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Elevate Team Award

Flulapalooza Team wins Elevate Team Award

By Christina Echegaray

“We provide excellence in healthcare, research and education. We treat others as we wish to be treated. We continuously evaluate and improve our performance.” 

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Weather Report

Scenes from snowy days

By Wayne Wood

Enjoy these scenes of a beautiful VUMC snow, and bookmark the page to recall fondly in July.

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