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Patient Spotlight

Carly Schroeder had a stroke in her 20s. Now 10 years later, she is thankful for her life, her family and the care she received at Vanderbilt

By Tavia Smith

“I’m eternally grateful to all the people that helped me through that dark time.”

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Employee Spotlight

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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DAISY Award

First quarter DAISY Awards honor three extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. This is Vanderbilt's latest group.

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VUMC in the Community

“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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Patient Spotlight

This high school math teacher almost died in a car wreck. He comes back three times a year to encourage other trauma patients.

By Kristin Smart

Goodie bags and words of hope from somebody who's been there.

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Contest

VUMC Voice 2019 Pet Photo Contest deadline is April 22

By Wayne Wood

Do you share your life with a pet? Do you work at Vanderbilt University Medical Center? This contest is for you!

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Employee Spotlight

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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Patient Spotlight

Ten years ago, Mike Lavin was saved by a bone marrow transplant. A few days ago, he paid a surprise visit to the donor who made it possible.

By Tom Wilemon

“I really appreciate everything you have done. I’m here because of you.”

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Employee Spotlight

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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Employee Spotlight

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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