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As a medical student, Joseph Fusco was diagnosed with cancer. That experience influences the way he treats his young patients every day.

By Jessica Pasley

He gave up baseball to become a surgeon. That decision may have saved his life.

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Lori Anne Parker-Danley used pandemic time to learn quilting and create her “pandemic quilt”

By Jill Clendening

Improv quilting stitched together her hours during the pandemic

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Suzie Brown, singer-songwriter, meet Dr. Suzanne Brown Sacks, transplant cardiologist

By Matt Batcheldor

Her twin passions for music and for medicine brought her to Nashville and to VUMC

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Kathleen Gallagher is a surgical resident and former combat medic. She traveled to Ukraine to help train emergency response teams.

By Nancy Humphrey

"With my background in combat medicine, it felt like there was something I could actually do to help.”

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“Dr. Boehm, I believe you are my biological father.” A new son, a new daughter, and the letter that brought more love into a family.

By Wayne Wood

Frank Boehm was settling into retirement when things changed: “I once had three children and nine grandchildren. Now, I have five children and 11 grandchildren."

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Sister surgeons share a winding road that led to VUMC

By Jill Clendening

From Canada to Florida to VUMC, the "Gillaspie Girls" are building careers after "falling in love with surgery."

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Pies in the face mark the end of the first round of blood donation challenge. Your donation may determine who gets the next pie.

By Wayne Wood

Shon Dwyer smooshed a pie into the face of Tom Nantais. Mary Pawlikowski smooshed a pie into the face of Meg Rush. Who's next?

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Collection of “Star Wars” Legos makes sure the force stays with child psychiatrist Yasas Tanguturi

By Jessica Pasley

Why are they at his office? "One, I ran out of space, and two, my wife doesn’t want them at home.”

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Music therapy comes to Palliative Care Unit

By Emily Stembridge

“Music opens many new perspectives and pathways that patients otherwise would not have."

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