From fantasy fiction to patient narratives, the power of storytelling drives Michelle Izmaylov
"If you just simply sit with someone and listen, you will learn incredible things”
Shoulders, elbows, line drives and curve balls
For Eric Bowman and Leon Scott, being team physicians for the Nashville Sounds is a perfect complement to taking care of their other patients
On a whim, Kaylon Bruner-Tran checked her family’s DNA. It led to family she didn’t know she had and a mother-son reunion after 50 years.
"Cultures can be very different, nothing is more powerful than family.”
Midwives saving lives
The mother of the groom was choking at a wedding reception. A person needed CPR on a plane. Two Vanderbilt midwives stepped up.
VUMC’s Patterson Child and Family Center team’s dedication to children never waivers. Not even during a pandemic or snowstorm.
The Patterson center’s commitment to providing care is simple – a love for children.
“Standing Ovation” mural unveiled in honor of National Nurses Week
The mural inside Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital depicts several Nashville music legends giving a standing ovation to a health care worker in honor of National Nurses Week.
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.
A terrifying tale from her first weekend on call.
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.
“She is a positive influence to all who meet her, and it is a privilege to know such a wonderful physical therapist.”
The Christmas bombing cut a patient off from her vital medications. Specialty pharmacy technician Nikki Auen was there to help.
“We will always advocate for our patients in any way we can. It’s just what we do.”