Scenes from the pandemic, collection three: glimpses into life during COVID-19 at Vanderbilt
As Vanderbilt continues to care for COVID-19 patients, other care, including clinic visits and elective surgeries, begin again.
Portraits of COVID nurses, by COVID nurses
"I am so lucky to work every day with such an amazing group of people."
As an ICU doctor, Geoffrey Fleming cared for many children who were dying. Now facing death himself, he applies the wisdom he learned from those children.
“Sometimes as providers, all we have to do is be brave and ask ourselves, ‘Is this about me, or is this about the patient?’”
As Frank Rummo died of COVID-19, his family gathered to tell him they loved him — through an iPad and the touch of his nurse, Maddie Hayes.
“If his family had been there, they would have wanted to hold and touch his hand and rub his head, so that’s what I did"
Years ago Neil Stinson trained to care for Ebola patients. Now he is on the front lines of COVID.
“A bunch of us came from different ICU environments. We became a tight team, a great team, that came together very quickly.”
The priceless notebook of Mr. Price
A vital ingredient for COVID testing was unavailable anywhere. Then Howard Price remembered a recipe in an old notebook.
Scenes from the pandemic, collection two: more glimpses into life during COVID-19 at Vanderbilt
Caring for patients, caring for each other and feeling the support of our community
Days after her house was damaged by a tornado, VUMC nurse Shakeya Bean volunteered to work at a COVID assessment site
It's been an interesting few weeks
Children’s Hospital intensive care unit sends gift of support to counterparts at Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital
“It really helped everyone focus on something positive. We were all excited about supporting them, encouraging them and lifting them up.”