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Employee Spotlight

Sarah Carpenter learned a lot working for “The Simpsons.” At Vanderbilt, she applies that knowledge to autism research.

By Wayne Wood

“What I learned there — that’s what we’re doing here.”

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Every child who finishes chemo gets a rousing serenade. The woman behind Children’s Hospital’s “Last Chemo” song.

By Jessica Pasley

Warning: you will be humming "The Macarena" for the rest of the day.

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Trauma Unit celebrates 20th anniversary; longtime employees share two decades of memories

By Wayne Wood

“It is the people and not the bricks and mortar that make this unit the special place that it is.”

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Andie Perona, part of the VUMC transplant team, receives double organ transplant

By Tavia Smith

The transplant team surgical technician found herself on the other side of the table as a kidney and pancreas transplant recipient. It transformed her life.

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Patty Hofstetter came to Vanderbilt as a teenager. She never left — until now.

By Matt Batcheldor

A conversation with the 41-year veteran nurse upon her retirement.

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NICU nurse overwhelmed by support from co-workers after house fire

By Jessica Pasley

The house is gone. Love remains.

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Raye Nell Dyer leaves example of love and ministry at Children’s Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

As a chaplain, she brought blessings and comfort to patients, family and employees

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Four years ago a Vanderbilt doctor agreed to help run the spelling bee at his daughter’s school. This year she went to the National Spelling Bee.

By Jessica Pasley

The trip was a dream come true for Rosy Kannankeril, a rising ninth grader at Franklin Classical School.

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Dads of the Medical Center

By Christina Echegaray

When it comes to finding a great place to work, father knows best

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