When can we get together with family and friends? Maybe soon, but not yet, says VUMC expert.
But for now – keep staying at home and helping to flatten the curve.
Days after her house was damaged by a tornado, VUMC nurse Shakeya Bean volunteered to work at a COVID assessment site
It's been an interesting few weeks
The NICU Interdisciplinary Mock Code Work Group knows every second counts in a code response to save critically ill patients’ lives.
The work group, which calls a mock code twice a month to give team members as much practice as possible, has managed to cut the response time to a code in half, from about 143 seconds to 77 seconds.
Leslie Reese helps patients living with HIV navigate life. From arranging appointments and transportation to educating patients on medicines, there’s ‘truly no problem she can’t solve.’
"No matter how difficult the task may be, Leslie finds a way to make someone’s life better."
He’s a dentist. He plays hockey. He is VERY careful about his teeth.
Tyler Ames, DMD, has seen the worst of what a hockey puck or stick can do to the mouth. He loves hitting the ice anyway with his team the Gravediggers.
Nicholas Blackmon creates casts to help children heal. He just received a Credo Award for his dedication, positivity and work ethic.
“Nick always says, ‘it will be OK,’ and ‘we got this.’"
A wreck on the highway with a bleeding man, a pregnant woman and a small child. VUMC’s Chris Hare stopped to help.
A routine afternoon commute changed in an instant
Drea Gaffney thinks of her own father every time she speaks with patients about their bills
Gaffney said that the best part of her job is being able to tell patients that their account is resolved, and they don’t have to worry about it any more.
Deborah Bohlen celebrated for compassion and support of her team at the office and beyond
"Deb supports people in their professional roles as well as their personal roles.”