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Employee Spotlight

A Children’s Hospital parking valet taught himself origami art so he could share it with children. For one little boy, that simple gesture means everything.

By Nancy Humphrey

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.

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Employee Spotlight

“You don’t need to be afraid.” A 10-year-old’s words of comfort to an adult facing surgery.

By Christina Echegaray

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.

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DAISY Award

DAISY Awards honor four extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

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

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Credo Award Winner

Jonathan Dow’s simple gestures, compassion go a long way to help families

By Nancy Humphrey

"His calmness and kindness helps create a culture of encouragement with everyone he comes in contact with."

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Employee Spotlight

Olympic achievement: Children’s Hospital employee KeKe Hinds brings home the gold

By Jessica Pasley

"I am very competitive when it comes to sports. It’s such fun and I get to meet so many great people.”

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Employee Spotlight

United Voices of Vanderbilt choir spreads cheer with Children’s Hospital performance

By Jill Clendening

One year after its formation, the Medical Center choir has added new leaders and new harmonies

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Patient Spotlight

Twenty-three families with babies in NICU treated to holiday outing to Opryland Hotel

By Jessica Pasley

A time for holiday cheer and a break from the hospital

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Patient Spotlight

Taylor Swift wax figure from Madame Tussauds brings smiles to Children’s Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

Posers gonna pose pose pose pose pose

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Curious VUMC

Is there a labyrinth at VUMC – I mean besides Medical Center North?

By Christina Echegaray

A place to walk, think, meditate, pray and let go

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