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DAISY Award

Second quarter 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 is Vanderbilt's latest group.

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Patient Spotlight

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.

By Tom Wilemon

“I really appreciate everything you have done. I’m here because of you.”

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Employee Spotlight

Cancer researcher Kimberly Dahlman is too busy to run in the Boston Marathon, but she’s doing it anyway — for her daughter

By Leigh MacMillan

“Even though I felt like I was already over-committed, I knew that I needed to do this"

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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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Employee Spotlight

Bruce Tyler is dedicated to the patients he transports. Now a cancer diagnosis has led him to see his job from the other side.

By Wayne Wood

A VUMC video telling his story has been viewed tens of thousands of times.

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Bart Magowan is a man on the road, working in four clinics spanning three counties an hour apart

By Matt Batcheldor

“I have a great team around me. The staff and physicians that work at these individual clinics and also my leaders make it a pleasure."

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Employee Spotlight

Every child who finishes chemo gets a rousing serenade. The woman behind Children’s Hospital’s “Last Chemo” song.

By Jessica Pasley

Warning: you will be humming "The Macarena" for the rest of the day.

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Life Questions

The world beyond work: Lynetha Verge

By Dagny Stuart

She loves “Beauty and the Beast” and Disney World. Mornings—not so much.

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