Vanderbilt University Medical Center

News and information for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community

Toggle navigation

VUMC in the Community

VUMC in the Community

After devastating floods hit eastern Kentucky, Vanderbilt volunteers stepped up to help

By Kathy Whitney

It started with a phone call from a VUMC employee to a VUSM medical student with the simple question: can you help?

Read More

VUMC in the Community

Tri My Best Triathlon brings fun and friendship to competition

By Jessica Pasley

The race pairs a child with a disability with a peer buddy to complete the race together

Read More

VUMC in the Community

Supplies donated by VUMC arrive in Poland, on way to Ukraine

By Wayne Wood

The medical equipment and pharmaceuticals were donated by VUMC at the request of the Ukrainian Ministry of Health

Read More

VUMC in the Community

Ukraine sent out a plea for donations of medical supplies; VUMC responded with several tons on 25 pallets

By Wayne Wood

The 25 pallets were part of a larger effort all over the U.S. to provide needed medical supplies to Ukraine through health care organizations and private corporations.

Read More

VUMC in the Community

VUMC employees partner with community agency to provide Thanksgiving meals

By Jill Clendening

The boxes were packed full of ingredients for side dishes, and recipients were also given a plump turkey ready for roasting

Read More

VUMC in the Community

SENSE Theatre production of “The Adult School” brings together diverse cast

By Erin O. Smith

The goal of the SENSE Theatre program is to improve the social and emotional functioning of individuals with autism spectrum disorder through using behavioral and theater techniques.

Read More

VUMC in the Community

Shoulders, elbows, line drives and curve balls

By Emily Stembridge

For Eric Bowman and Leon Scott, being team physicians for the Nashville Sounds is a perfect complement to taking care of their other patients

Read More

VUMC in the Community

VUMC nurse Shakeya Bean featured in national public service announcement about COVID vaccines

By Wayne Wood

She sees patients who are struggling after a COVID infection. "It doesn't have to be this way," she said.

Read More

VUMC in the Community

Brad Paisley stars in new VUMC public service announcement urging people to “take the shot”

By Wayne Wood

A simple message that can save lives and help life get back to normal

Read More