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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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A beautiful day for a Heart Walk

By Kathy Rivers

Walkers and their furry friends were all smiles during this annual event that featured a live band, a survivor tribute wall and health booths for blood pressure screenings and nutrition information

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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?

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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

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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

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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.

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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

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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.

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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

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