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VUMC in the Community

Nashville to Denver flight. A sick passenger. The crew put out a call: “Are there any medical professionals on board?” A Vanderbilt nurse raised her hand.

By Matt Batcheldor

Noel Olson is a Vanderbilt Emergency Department nurse and an Air National Guard medic, so stabilizing patients is kind of what she does

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VUMC encourages employees to register and vote

By Wayne Wood

Tennessee has low voter registration and turnout rates. The Medical Center is part of an effort to get more people involved.

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A wreck on the highway with a bleeding man, a pregnant woman and a small child. VUMC’s Chris Hare stopped to help.

By Nancy Humphrey

A routine afternoon commute changed in an instant

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Volunteer gardeners bring creativity, imagination and fine motor skills to rehabilitation patients

By Kelsey Herbers

The team helped liven up Stallworth’s courtyard by planting sweet potato vines, basil, daisies, roses, mint, rosemary and oregano.

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“Kids in Nashville” fashion show unites local artists and Children’s Hospital patients

By Jessica Pasley

Lab coats serve as canvases for beautiful art

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Katrina Robertson went from death’s door to a full life. Her story is one of thousands from the first 25 years of the Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic

By Wayne Wood

The VCCC opened its doors 25 years ago when AIDS was fatal and hope was rare. Today the clinic serves thousands of patients and is an international model in the treatment of people with HIV.

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Coats, mittens, gloves among items most needed at VUMC Clothes Closet

By Wayne Wood

During cold weather, people need warm clothes

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An approaching hurricane. A critically ill baby. A Vanderbilt team flies in to help.

By Jessica Pasley

"The mother was so grateful that we were able to get her baby to a safe place.”

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School teachers needed supplies. VUMC employees stepped up.

By Tavia Smith

About 300 employees made donations and filled multiple LP PENCIL Box yellow bins with paper, pencils, crayons and other supplies

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