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Five Pillar Leader Award

Kristy Sinkfield brings divergent viewpoints together to accomplish changes large and small at VUMC

By Leigh MacMillan

Strategy leader was the ‘secret sauce’ for success in EpicLeap Operational Readiness

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Health, yes

Does your mask irritate your face? Doctors offer ideas to keep your skin healthy.

By Wayne Wood

Protect your skin while you're protecting your friends

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VUMC in the Community

VUMC encourages employees to register and vote

By Wayne Wood

Tennessee has low voter registration and turnout rates. The Medical Center is part of an effort to get more people involved.

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Employee Spotlight

Greg Rhinehart’s 3-D printing hobby comes to the rescue to repair respirator masks

By Matt Batcheldor

He figured out how to make a four-cent part that repairs $1,500 personal protective equipment for COVID caregivers

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Employee Spotlight

COVID unit nurse speaks from the heart about the impact of the disease and the importance of masking

By Matt Batcheldor

At the mayor's press conference Cody Hamilton told of the toll COVID takes on those who have the disease, and those who care for them

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DAISY Award

Second quarter 2020 DAISY Awards honor four 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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VUMC in the Community

Shawn Drumgoole and scores of friends celebrate his birthday with a walk to Children’s Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

The man behind the social media sensation "We Walk with Shawn" says Vanderbilt saved his life 30 years ago

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Employee Spotlight

New Chaplain Covenant opens the door to better understanding at VUMC

By Bill Snyder

"As professional chaplains, we are committed to ending racism, discrimination, and all forces that disrespect our common humanity."

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Patient Spotlight

Two brushes with death. Two life-saving Vanderbilt physicians. Then, two children.

By Matt Batcheldor

"Vanderbilt will always be a place that we hold dear for everything they have done for us,” says Mary Beth Ballard Murray.

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Tales of VUMC Past

Harold Jordan, VUMC’s first Black resident, arrived on campus 56 years ago. He looks back on a very different time at the Medical Center.

By Wayne Wood

The pioneering physician recalls the summer of 1964, the support of his colleagues and the challenges he faced

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