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Employee Spotlight

During NFL Draft weekend, a mass shooting occurred in Nashville. Vanderbilt responded beautifully to care for patients.

By John Howser

At 2 a.m. Sunday, six gunshot patients poured into the Vanderbilt ER. It was the fourth mass shooting seen there in the past 15 months.

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Patient Spotlight

A year ago Sophie almost drowned in a pond. She came back to Children’s Hospital to thank those who saved her life.

By Tavia Smith

When Sophie’s mother asked her what she wanted to say to everybody, she happily chirped, “Thank you for saving my life.”

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Unsung hero

“Carmen from Chicago,” mystery good Samaritan nurse, identified

By Wayne Wood

She's very relieved that Geoffrey Lee, injured in the bicycle wreck, is doing OK.

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Unsung hero

A bike wreck left him dazed, hurt and bleeding. Then a Vanderbilt nurse came by.

By Wayne Wood

Where in the world is Carmen from Chicago? Geoffrey Lee would like to be sure she gets credit for a good deed.

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Health, yes

Have yourself a safe little New Year’s

By Wayne Wood

The head of Vanderbilt's Emergency Department gives tips on how to celebrate without showing up at his workplace.

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