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Author: Matt Batcheldor

Credo Award Winner

Sharlinda Robertson has a way with toddlers having tantrums. And everybody else, too.

By Matt Batcheldor

Her small acts of kindness earned her a Credo Award

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Employee Spotlight

VUMC employee attends honor walk for her brother, becomes passionate organ donation advocate

By Matt Batcheldor

Her brother Taylor's death was heartbreaking, but Anna Lorenz is determined to inspire others with his example

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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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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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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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Patient Spotlight

The police officer needed a kidney transplant. The donor turned out to be very familiar to him — he had arrested her numerous times.

By Matt Batcheldor

He had been a cop for four decades. She had been featured on "Alabama's Most Wanted."

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Patient Spotlight

Kidney transplant patient returns home to joyous reverse parade

By Matt Batcheldor

Lee Foster's friends and neighbors smiled, waved, honked and enjoyed cake pops

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Employee Spotlight

Greg Rhinehart’s 3-D printing hobby comes to the rescue to repair respirator masks

By Matt Batcheldor

He figured out how to make a four-cent part that repairs $1,500 personal protective equipment for COVID caregivers

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Employee Spotlight

COVID unit nurse speaks from the heart about the impact of the disease and the importance of masking

By Matt Batcheldor

At the mayor's press conference Cody Hamilton told of the toll COVID takes on those who have the disease, and those who care for them

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