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Author: Emily Stembridge

Employee Spotlight

A young doctor wrote of a life-or-death moment caring for a patient. The New England Journal of Medicine published it as a graphic novel.

By Emily Stembridge

A terrifying tale from her first weekend on call.

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Credo Award Winner

Grace Cronin, known as “Miss Grace,” by patients and families, just earned a Credo Award for her ability to ease concerns and willingness to help out wherever possible.

By Emily Stembridge

“She is a positive influence to all who meet her, and it is a privilege to know such a wonderful physical therapist.”

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Employee Spotlight

The Christmas bombing cut a patient off from her vital medications. Specialty pharmacy technician Nikki Auen was there to help.

By Emily Stembridge

“We will always advocate for our patients in any way we can. It’s just what we do.”

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VUMC in the Community

A story of Christmas past: Carols being sung by a choir, an elderly woman stricken in church, and a Vanderbilt nurse saving a life

By Emily Stembridge

The Sunday before Christmas, Patricia Wright was in church to hear her mother sing in the choir. Then she heard a call for help.

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