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Author: Bill Snyder

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VUMC’s Aspirnaut program celebrates 15th anniversary, and NBC News returned to highlight its students

By Bill Snyder

A link to the video story and an inside look at the taping and some of this year's participants

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Elevate Team Award

The Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Clinics team makes COVID-19 health care personal

By Bill Snyder

“I don’t know that you get any more personal than giving somebody back their life.”

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Credo Award Winner

A leading authority in ICU-related depression and PTSD, Jim Jackson’s skills have proven especially critical to helping patients during the pandemic

By Bill Snyder

"The last year has been so traumatizing and hard, but to use the skills and knowledge that we have been developing to good effect in the service of others during this difficult season has been meaningful.”

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Elevate Team Award

Elevate Team Award celebrates COVIDRX team’s coordinated, statewide distribution of COVID-19 therapeutic

By Bill Snyder

"The team focused on the patients. We took a Vanderbilt Credo and extended it and portrayed it for the entire state of Tennessee.”

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Elevate Team Award

The Molecular Infectious Disease Lab team earns spotlight for work on COVID-19 diagnostic testing

By Bill Snyder

The first suspected case of COVID-19 was detected in Tennessee March 5. Within four days, the lab team identified a testing platform, obtained reagents and developed and validated the test. By the end of the first 10 days, more than 3,300 tests had been completed.

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Employee Spotlight

New Chaplain Covenant opens the door to better understanding at VUMC

By Bill Snyder

"As professional chaplains, we are committed to ending racism, discrimination, and all forces that disrespect our common humanity."

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