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Author: Wayne Wood

Photo Feature

Scottish artist’s innovative works move from Cheekwood to VUMC

By Wayne Wood

Craig Black’s paintings, in both 2-D and 3-D, are now on display in TVC

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Employee Spotlight

Feb. 3 is a special day to honor women physicians. Allie Bell created her own greeting cards for the occasion.

By Wayne Wood

The birthday of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first American woman physician, is observed as National Women Physician Day

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VUMC in the Community

VUMC clothes closets benefit patients and families — and welcome donations

By Wayne Wood

Sometimes patients or their family members find themselves at VUMC and in need of clothing or toiletries

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Photo Feature

Scenes from 2022 holiday season at VUMC

By Wayne Wood

Silent nights don't happen here; there's too much work to be done caring for our patients and our community. But Medical Center employees still create a festive atmosphere and reach out to others in this season of giving and celebration.

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Elevate Team Award

Patient Flow Discharge Lounge staff wins Elevate Team Award

By Wayne Wood

“This team is fully invested in the vision of creating capacity, so that we can meet the needs of our patients in our community.”

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Health, yes

Time change can be a bear. Here’s how to keep from feeling like hibernating.

By Wayne Wood

The end of daylight saving time doesn't have to mean disrupted sleep and feeling groggy, says a Vanderbilt sleep expert

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Contest

Winners of pumpkin-carving contests announced

By Wayne Wood

The best of this year's gourd-as-artistic-medium entries from Vanderbilt departments and from Vanderbilt Wilson County Hospital

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Credo Award Winner

No matter the situation, Jessica Stroh always finds the right way to show people she cares

By Wayne Wood

"Jessica is an exceptional nurse and one of those people who brings humor and light at just the right moment. This could be to a patient with a difficult diagnosis, a new staff member who is overwhelmed, or a colleague having a tough day."

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Tales of VUMC Past

There is a reminder, hiding in plain sight in the architecture of Medical Center North, of how VUMC dealt with a deadly infectious disease almost 100 years ago

By Wayne Wood

An open-air porch for tuberculosis patients was built into the old Vanderbilt Hospital — and it's still visible if you know where to look

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