After a two-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Flulapalooza returned in person and thousands of Vanderbilt employees and students flocked to the daylong event.
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
Her twin passions for music and for medicine brought her to Nashville and to VUMC
"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."
The team's quick actions meant contrast imaging studies were reserved for people with emergent health situations, like heart attacks and strokes.
The annual event provides necessary surgery to uninsured patients
"When you get up every day and know the work you do matters, and the people you work with feel the same way, it’s pretty easy to be inspired.”
“His dedication and time have resulted in, and will continue to result in, employment opportunities for adults with disabilities at Vanderbilt University Medical Center."
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