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Credo Award Winner

Gail Cherry remembers what it’s like being a patient and brings that sensitivity to others

By Nancy Humphrey

“She has a passion for nursing, for the patient and for anybody else in the room with the patient. She’s a beautiful person inside and out.” 

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Patient Spotlight

Baby girl Saylor Elaine was born at the right time: 6:12 a.m. on 6/12 — and weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces

By Tavia Smith

 “We will tell her how she came right on time — the most perfect time — and how special she is.”

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First person

Share your stories with VUMC Voice’s “99 words of summer”

By Wayne Wood

Vacations, camp, baseball games, cutting the grass, watching soap operas, swimming, fireflies in the fading light...

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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.

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Health, yes

“It’s hard to believe that a child could be forgotten in a car — but it happens”

By Jessica Pasley

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt offers hot car injury prevention tips

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Patient Spotlight

Children’s Hospital saved his life 28 years ago. Now Daniel Cook is helping build its expansion.

By Christina Echegaray

The construction project manager looked up his medical records so he could find and thank those who cared for him after a devastating injury when he was 11

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Health, yes

Summer’s here and the time is right for safety at the pool

By Jessica Pasley

Drowning is a silent killer. How to be sure children have safe fun in the water.

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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

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Contest

Pets of VUMC 2019 — collection #1: Pets and their people

By Wayne Wood

Ain't it good to know that you've got a friend?

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Patient Spotlight

Bridget Perez was in intensive care and couldn’t make it to her daughter’s graduation. With the help of Vanderbilt nurses, the graduation came to her.

By Tavia Smith

"Pomp and Circumstance." Tears. Cupcakes. All in an intensive care unit.

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