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Pets of VUMC 2019 — Collection #8: Tidings of comfort and joy, dogs edition

By Wayne Wood

God rest ye merry, canines

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Employee Spotlight

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists treated VUMC staff for the holidays, and this care required a glass of milk.

By Kristin Smart

This sweet tradition has been going strong for 23 years

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young boy and stuffed animal Health, yes

When should you take your child to the emergency room for cold or flu symptoms?

By Jessica Pasley

The majority of emergency room visits can be averted with a call or visit to a pediatrician

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Pets of VUMC 2019 — Collection #7: Tidings of comfort and joy, cats edition

By Wayne Wood

God rest ye merry, felines

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Improving the patient experience through clear communication is Lane Stiles’ ‘North Star’

By Kelsey Herbers

Lane Stiles has come to work each day for the last nine years focused on…

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Patient Spotlight

In 1994, Harold “Scottie” Scott’s HIV-positive status was covered on the local news. He has been an educator ever since.

By Kelsey Herbers

Now, 25 years after his announcement, Scott’s mission remains the same: to educate others on the history of HIV, dispel myths and break down stigma.

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Health, yes

Toys are fun! Some can also be dangerous. How to give safe and age-appropriate toys for the children in your life.

By Jessica Pasley

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges caution in toy selection this holiday season

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Credo Award Winner

Nicholas Blackmon creates casts to help children heal. He just received a Credo Award for his dedication, positivity and work ethic.

By Nancy Humphrey

“Nick always says, ‘it will be OK,’ and ‘we got this.’"

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VUMC in the Community

VUMC Clothes Closet in need of men’s clothes, coats, shoes

By Wayne Wood

Volunteer endeavor provides patients with a warm coat or clothes to wear home from the hospital

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Patient Spotlight

Madalyn Durbin’s dad just had a double lung transplant; surely there was no way he could make it to her wedding.

By Matt Batcheldor

Never underestimate a father’s determination to be there for his daughter. As Madalyn started down the aisle, Terry stepped out and took her hand.

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