“Even though I felt like I was already over-committed, I knew that I needed to do this”
Adorning the figure’s shoulders, Simmons has placed photos of friends and colleagues in her network of African-American female physicians.
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.
Coming in for treatment is hard for 5-year-old Ollie Faircloth, but seeing valet Mohamed Elshami brings a smile every time. Ollie calls Mohamed his friend. Mohamed calls Ollie his hero.
Leslie McDaniel had never had surgery in her life and was apprehensive. Bethany Lafata, 10, is already an expert at preparing for surgery, so she shared encouragement and advice.
How did you meet your sweetheart? What made you fall in love? What is your life together like?
DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. This group is Vanderbilt's first.
The United Voices of Vanderbilt choir sang "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and André Churchwell soloed on "Abraham, Martin and John."
You work harder if you feel appreciated, if you feel like you have ownership.
"His calmness and kindness helps create a culture of encouragement with everyone he comes in contact with."