Kristie Kuzy decided to donate a kidney to a stranger. Her generosity initiated the first three-recipient kidney transplant chain in the history of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
The amazing and improbable story of how it all fell into place
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.
“I really appreciate everything you have done. I’m here because of you.”
Kevin Hartley was an organ donor, and his mother had one wish: to hear her son’s heartbeat one more time
Thanks to his heart recipient, Rhonda Lucas, she got the chance.
As a paramedic, Kyle Fisher saved many lives. As an organ donor, he saved six more.
Vanderbilt staff pays tribute to his heroism with Honor Walk
Andie Perona, part of the VUMC transplant team, receives double organ transplant
The transplant team surgical technician found herself on the other side of the table as a kidney and pancreas transplant recipient. It transformed her life.
Joshua went looking for a new kidney to save his life. He found a “sister,” too.
“A brighter future is around the corner and I’m so grateful for Renee. I truly love her like my sister and I’ve always wanted a sister.”
The inside story of how the “Today” show surprised a VUMC nurse on the air
There was singing. There were hugs. There was laughter. There were tears.
Kathy Keck of Transplant Center wins 2018 Administrative Professional Award
She is lauded for "going the extra mile." She says that's the Vanderbilt way.
“The most famous nurse in the world” looks back on the video of her singing to a patient — and tells the story behind it
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.