Vanderbilt University Medical Center

News and information for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community

Toggle navigation
Credo Award Winner

Children’s Hospital pharmacy technician Delveen Said keeps focus on caring for families

By Nancy Humphrey

Photo by John Russell Pharmacy technician Delveen Said comes to work each day with a…

Read More

VUMC in the Community

School teachers needed supplies. VUMC employees stepped up.

By Tavia Smith

About 300 employees made donations and filled multiple LP PENCIL Box yellow bins with paper, pencils, crayons and other supplies

Read More

Employee Spotlight

Sarah Carpenter learned a lot working for “The Simpsons.” At Vanderbilt, she applies that knowledge to autism research.

By Wayne Wood

“What I learned there — that’s what we’re doing here.”

Read More

Credo Award Winner

Marchelle Alexander has a “secret” technique to help upset patients feel better: she listens

By Kathy Whitney

Photo by Susan Urmy Marchelle Alexander can spot unhappy customers before they reach her office…

Read More

Employee Spotlight

Every child who finishes chemo gets a rousing serenade. The woman behind Children’s Hospital’s “Last Chemo” song.

By Jessica Pasley

Warning: you will be humming "The Macarena" for the rest of the day.

Read More

Contest

Pets of VUMC 2018 — Collection #6: Pets on the move

By Wayne Wood

Take a walk. Go to the pool. Roll down the window and let the wind blow back your fur.

Read More

Employee Spotlight

Trauma Unit celebrates 20th anniversary; longtime employees share two decades of memories

By Wayne Wood

“It is the people and not the bricks and mortar that make this unit the special place that it is.”

Read More

In memoriam

Kendall Rice remembered as quiet man, devoted co-worker

By Matt Batcheldor

The Traffic and Parking Services employee was killed on the way to work last week. His sister and father also work at VUMC.

Read More

Health, yes

VUMC dietitian details tailgating tips. If you’re going to eat in a parking lot, do it right.

By Dianne Killebrew

Some foods are always safe. Some need a little more care.

Read More

Employee Spotlight

Andie Perona, part of the VUMC transplant team, receives double organ transplant

By Tavia Smith

The transplant team surgical technician found herself on the other side of the table as a kidney and pancreas transplant recipient. It transformed her life.

Read More