Vanderbilt University Medical Center

News and information for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community

Toggle navigation

Employee Spotlight

Employee Spotlight

Taking pride in his work, spreading joy among those he meets

By Tavia Smith

“Round Wing In-Patient Unit is my castle and I make rounds like a doctor to make sure those floors are clean,” Environmental Services' Labronze Floyd says.

Read More

Employee Spotlight

As a nurse, she supported organ donation. As a mother, Kim Cantu never expected the donor to be her son.

By Matt Batcheldor

Sky Cantu donated his heart, liver and both kidneys, saving four lives in the process.

Read More

Employee Spotlight

Baby boom hits Emergency Room; 17 employees expecting babies this year

By Kristin Smart

Fourteen nurses, two doctors and a social worker walk into an Emergency Department. They're all pregnant.

Read More

Employee Spotlight

Tammy Masnica knew nothing about horses — until the purchase of one brought her family together

By Kelsey Herbers

“Olaf,” a 13-year-old American Saddlebred, changes lives one simple gesture at a time

Read More

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.

Read More

Employee Spotlight

Nurses’ Week video shows Burn Center nurse Tiffany Nugen being surprised by a grateful family

By Wayne Wood

The Lemarr family traveled from East Tennessee to say thank you

Read More

Employee Spotlight

During NFL Draft weekend, a mass shooting occurred in Nashville. Vanderbilt responded beautifully to care for patients.

By John Howser

At 2 a.m. Sunday, six gunshot patients poured into the Vanderbilt ER. It was the fourth mass shooting seen there in the past 15 months.

Read More

Employee Spotlight

Donna Oates of Dermatology wins 2019 Administrative Professional Award

By Paul Govern

“It's so important to find the joy of saying hello, calling each person by his or her name.”

Read More

Employee Spotlight

Up, up and away! The sky has been calling Eric Howard of Surgical Sciences since he was a boy.

By Jill Clendening

Drifting with the tail-wind against the brush-strokes of the day

Read More