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Author: Kristin Smart

Employee Spotlight

VUMC front-line workers receive special delivery

By Kristin Smart

Cards from local schoolchildren bring special greetings, including "You deserve 100 million candy canes."

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Doctors urge scooter safety; reminder that VUMC Plaza is a no-ride zone

By Kristin Smart

“We’ve treated broken bones, lacerations, friction burns, concussions and even dental trauma."

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Fourth of July during the COVID-19 pandemic: Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors urge safe celebrations

By Kristin Smart

Oh, beautiful for spacious distancing, with ample space between

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Employee Spotlight

Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists treated VUMC staff for the holidays, and this care required a glass of milk.

By Kristin Smart

This sweet tradition has been going strong for 23 years

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Employee Spotlight

Baby boom hits Emergency Room; 17 employees expecting babies this year

By Kristin Smart

Fourteen nurses, two doctors and a social worker walk into an Emergency Department. They're all pregnant.

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Patient Spotlight

This high school math teacher almost died in a car wreck. He comes back three times a year to encourage other trauma patients.

By Kristin Smart

Goodie bags and words of hope from somebody who's been there.

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VUMC in the Community

Volunteer Christi Williams and Layla the “Rehab Lab” featured in national dog food commercial

By Kristin Smart

“She loves it; she goes in tail wagging."

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Employee Spotlight

“Property Brothers” help VUMC employee create her dream house

By Kristin Smart

Spending lots of money, feeling lots of stress: typical house renovation. Being on national television at the same time: not typical.

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Health, yes

Tennessee Poison Center at Vanderbilt offers advice on how to avoid food poisoning this holiday season

By Kristin Smart

Enjoy the meal while you're having it, and remember it fondly afterward.

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