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Employee Spotlight

Love in the time of COVID: two VUMC research nurses’ pandemic wedding

By Matt Batcheldor

Guests got a gift bag including toilet paper and a mask. “It was different but we still had fun.”

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DAISY Award

Third 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.

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Patient Spotlight

“Tough guy” actor gets tender care at VUMC

By Nancy Humphrey

He's been a villain on "Weeds" and "Queen of the South"; he says his health care team members are heroes

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Health, yes

Doctors urge scooter safety; reminder that VUMC Plaza is a no-ride zone

By Kristin Smart

“We’ve treated broken bones, lacerations, friction burns, concussions and even dental trauma."

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Employee Spotlight

The doctor’s closet was a mess. Her friends conspired to have a Netflix show organize it for her.

By Christina Echegaray

Whitney Browning, a pediatrician at Children's Hospital, is featured on the Netflix show "Getting Organized with the Home Edit" thanks to her sneaky friends

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VUMC in the Community

Video showcases notes of appreciation for VUMC COVID fighters

By Wayne Wood

Words of encouragement and thanks have poured in from all over the U.S. and from other countries.

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VUMC in the Community

A Vanderbilt doctor wrote a song encouraging people to vote. Then a video took it to the next level.

By Wayne Wood

“I truly believe this music video has the power to motivate folks to vote in November.”

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Patient Spotlight

In memory of Kyle

By Matt Batcheldor

Last year, an honor walk for paramedic Kyle Fisher went viral. Now, his mother, a nurse at Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital, is promoting organ donation in his memory.

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Employee Spotlight

David Hansen is a doctor, pianist and composer. His gift of music is lifting spirits, including in the COVID unit.

By Wayne Wood

He has made his songs of healing available to patients in Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital

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Credo Award Winner

With a smile and a paint brush, Tim Temple works to bring quality care to patients at VPH

By Doug Campbell

“He problem solves solutions unique to the behavioral health environment and models empathy and compassion for our patients and for his colleagues.”

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