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Employee Spotlight

“There’s something amazing about holding up an American flag,” says kettlebell gold medal winner Katherine Hartmann

By Wayne Wood

The physician and scientist says she was motivated by the words of a friend: “Almost everything is your fault, and what isn’t your fault is your responsibility.”

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Employee Spotlight

Taking pride in his work, spreading joy among those he meets

By Tavia Smith

“Round Wing In-Patient Unit is my castle and I make rounds like a doctor to make sure those floors are clean,” Environmental Services' Labronze Floyd says.

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Credo Award Winner

Behind the scenes, Fady Eilia uses technology to enhance patient experiences

By Kelsey Herbers

His dedication and innovation put him in the spotlight

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Employee Spotlight

As a nurse, she supported organ donation. As a mother, Kim Cantu never expected the donor to be her son.

By Matt Batcheldor

Sky Cantu donated his heart, liver and both kidneys, saving four lives in the process.

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Health, yes

Keon Johnson is one of the top basketball prospects in the country. Four years ago he almost lost a hand in a fireworks accident.

By Jessica Pasley

Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors — and Keon's mother — urge caution this July 4th

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Contest

Pets of VUMC 2019 — collection #2: Summertime pets

By Wayne Wood

Those lazy, hazy, crazy pets of summer

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Health, yes

You know to keep babies out of hot cars — Children’s Hospital says also beware of hot strollers

By Jessica Pasley

“Even the thinnest of cloths or covers over the stroller or carrier can reduce air circulation and create a greenhouse effect in the enclosed space."

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Health, yes

Children’s Hospital reminds drivers about new cellphone law: hands on the wheel, not on the phone

By Jessica Pasley

No reading or writing texts or emails either

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Credo Award Winner

Credo Award winner Lindsey Netzel honored for passion and dedication to teaching

By Matt Batcheldor

Infectious enthusiasm combined with a focus on others

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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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