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Patient Spotlight

Afternoon with a big leaguer

By Wayne Wood

In 1985, former Negro leagues pitcher Frank McAllister was a patient at Vanderbilt Hospital and spent some time talking baseball with VUMC fans. Now the official records acknowledge what has been true all along: he was a big leaguer.

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First quarter 2021 DAISY Awards honor 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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Credo Award Winner

Gail Cherry remembers what it’s like being a patient and brings that sensitivity to others

By Nancy Humphrey

“She has a passion for nursing, for the patient and for anybody else in the room with the patient. She’s a beautiful person inside and out.” 

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