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Credo Award Winner

Credo Award winner Lindsey Netzel honored for passion and dedication to teaching

By Matt Batcheldor

Infectious enthusiasm combined with a focus on others

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Employee Spotlight

Mother and daughter share devotion to nursing — and to Children’s Hospital

By Matt Batcheldor

Vickie Thompson has devoted her career to caring for children. Her daughter Kelsey is following in her mom's footsteps.

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Patient Spotlight

Kristie Kuzy decided to donate a kidney to a stranger. Her generosity initiated the first three-recipient kidney transplant chain in the history of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

By Matt Batcheldor

The amazing and improbable story of how it all fell into place

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DAISY Award

First quarter DAISY Awards honor three extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. This is Vanderbilt's latest group.

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Patient Spotlight

Kevin Hartley was an organ donor, and his mother had one wish: to hear her son’s heartbeat one more time

By Matt Batcheldor

Thanks to his heart recipient, Rhonda Lucas, she got the chance.

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In memoriam

As a paramedic, Kyle Fisher saved many lives. As an organ donor, he saved six more.

By Matt Batcheldor

Vanderbilt staff pays tribute to his heroism with Honor Walk

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DAISY Award

DAISY Awards honor four extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. This group is Vanderbilt's first.

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Credo Award Winner

Commitment, support for colleagues and a touch of humor put Matt Phillips in the spotlight

By Matt Batcheldor

You work harder if you feel appreciated, if you feel like you have ownership.

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Patient Spotlight

It was a normal workday at Kroger. Then Charles Fisher almost died.

By Matt Batcheldor

After his collapse, a team formed to save his life: coworkers and bystanders who knew CPR; first responders who used a defibrillator; and doctors and nurses at Vanderbilt

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