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Five Pillar Leader Award

Lori Rolando sets an example of working hard but protecting work-life balance

By Jill Clendening

For her work, the Occupational Health Clinic Director was recognized with a Five Pillar Leader Award.

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Photo Feature

Flulapalooza returns to protect thousands from flu

By Kelli Mitchuson

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.

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VUMC in the Community

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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Employee Spotlight

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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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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Elevate Team Award

VUH’s Radiology Command Center Team earns award for quick action to address contrast imaging global supply shortage

By Kathy Whitney

The team's quick actions meant contrast imaging studies were reserved for people with emergent health situations, like heart attacks and strokes.

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More than 60 VUMC volunteers came together to offer surgical treatment on Orthopaedic Outreach Day

By Nancy Humphrey

The annual event provides necessary surgery to uninsured patients

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Terri Brady is driven to improve mental health services for children

By Nancy Humphrey

"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.”

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Credo Award Winner

Kelley Colvin is passionate about finding employment opportunities for adults with disabilities. Under his leadership, VUMC has become a model for success.  

By Diana Duren

“His dedication and time have resulted in, and will continue to result in, employment opportunities for adults with disabilities at Vanderbilt University Medical Center."

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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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