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Author: Christina Echegaray

Employee Spotlight

“The most famous nurse in the world” looks back on the video of her singing to a patient — and tells the story behind it

By Christina Echegaray

Olivia Neufelder sang from her heart to her dying patient, and millions of people all over the world shared the video. Here's the story behind the song, and what the 24-year-old Vanderbilt nurse's reaction has been to her fame.

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Credo Award Winner

Former DJ Kelvin Jones stays in the groove making sure clinicians and patients have the supplies they need

By Christina Echegaray

As a lead supply technician for VUMC, Jones knows the work his 15-member team performs daily is vital to support doctors and nurses capabilities to carry out procedures.

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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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Credo Award Winner

Tonya Remington, LPN, excels in all five General Surgery clinics

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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Credo Award Winner

Center for Health Information Management’s Phronda Buckley goes above and beyond to help others

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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Credo Award Winner

Rose Tinch Calvert of Spina Bifida Clinic shows dedication to families

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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Employee Spotlight

From Child Life patient to Child Life specialist

By Christina Echegaray

Camille Fraser was a teenager with a cancer diagnosis when she was helped by a Vanderbilt Child Life specialist and immediately knew she had seen her future career. That was 13 years ago and Fraser is now a Vanderbilt Child Life specialist herself.

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