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Patient and Family Choice Award

“Miss Pam” recognized for her care and commitment to all her “babies” in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology clinic

By Jessica Pasley

Pam Spencer honored with inaugural Patient and Family Choice Award

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DAISY Award

“Our family is forever grateful”: Latest DAISY Awards honor seven extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries

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Curious VUMC

What options does VUMC offer to save money on my commute?

By Wayne Wood

Gas prices are high. Here are ways to get to and from campus while spending less cash.

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Employee Spotlight

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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Employee Spotlight

Even on a Zoom call, Christi Gray’s friend Erica Luhrs could tell she was sick. After life-saving treatment, Gray returned to SICU to thank the people who cared for her.

By Matt Batcheldor

A week in intensive care later, Gray is back at work and doing well. Her message: Listen to your body and practice self-care.

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Credo Award Winner

With a “give-it-your all attitude,” Heather Winters is devoted to helping children reach their full potential

By Nancy Humphrey

As a pediatric occupational therapist, Winters is always thinking how she can better serve the children she encounters each day.

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Credo Award Winner

Suzanne Duckworth recognized for empowering, supporting new nurses and medical assistants

By Matt Batcheldor

"She’s never without a smile or positive comment about her team. She’s genuine in her desire to see others grow and develop and has demonstrated this repeatedly.”

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Elevate Team Award

Uncharted days of the COVID-19 pandemic strengthen the Vanderbilt Vaccine Research Program team.

By Jill Clendening

“There’s something about having a band of brothers, where you’re all focused on the same thing, and your noses are all pointed in the same direction."

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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

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Weather Report

Tornado warnings are coming — what you need to know to be safe at work and at home

By Kylie Avery

If the sky above you grows dark and full of clouds, keep your head together

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