Kathy Moss remembers the days when she and her sister spent hours practicing running a doctor’s office. Their dolls and stuffed animals served as patients.
VUMC gastroenterologist Terence "T.A." Smith wanted to help an Iraqi colleague at a small clinic. Vanderbilt donors responded with dozens of boxes of books.
Some Vanderbilt employees have another word for a work colleague: Mom
"I thought I'd only stay here three years. I've been here ever since!"
There was singing. There were hugs. There was laughter. There were tears.
The "proud Vanderbilt nurse's" life's work, and her passion, are the patients and the employees of MICU.
Olivia Neufelder sang from her heart to her dying patient, and millions of people all over the world shared the video. Here's the story behind the song, and what the 24-year-old Vanderbilt nurse's reaction has been to her fame.
She's very relieved that Geoffrey Lee, injured in the bicycle wreck, is doing OK.
“She was really sweet and 34 years later, she’s still just as sweet,” Bill says. “It was meant to be,” Genie adds.