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Author: Matt Batcheldor

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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DAISY Award

Second quarter 2020 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

Two brushes with death. Two life-saving Vanderbilt physicians. Then, two children.

By Matt Batcheldor

"Vanderbilt will always be a place that we hold dear for everything they have done for us,” says Mary Beth Ballard Murray.

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Employee Spotlight

Staff Nurses of the Year named

By Matt Batcheldor

Rosamund Gabrielson Staff Nurse of the Year recipients were announced representing the four entities of VUMC

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First person

My daughter was born in the middle of the pandemic. She is going to get very tired of hearing that story when she’s older.

By Matt Batcheldor

I can already picture Natalie rolling her eyes when she's 16.

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Employee Spotlight

Children’s Hospital nurses support COVID colleagues: “Have a cup on us.”

By Matt Batcheldor

A coffee gift card, along with a note of support

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