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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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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

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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.

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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.”

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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

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Doctor and patient compete for honor

By Tom Wilemon

Reid Besch (left) and his doctor, Stephen Strickland, MD, MSCI, are both up for the…

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Nurse creates artwork inspired by Vanderbilt’s orthopaedic patients

By Kelsey Herbers

Recycled paper and expired test tubes find new life in colorful greetings for patients

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Cancer researcher Kimberly Dahlman is too busy to run in the Boston Marathon, but she’s doing it anyway — for her daughter

By Leigh MacMillan

“Even though I felt like I was already over-committed, I knew that I needed to do this"

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As the Medical Center’s homeless housing navigator, Michelle Southard spends her days finding homes for patients of all backgrounds

By Kelsey Herbers

“I began to realize that people aren’t homeless just because they lack housing.”

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