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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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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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Employee Spotlight

Martin Luther King Jr. Day begins with spirituals, calls for unity, Churchwell solo on “Abraham, Martin and John”

By Wayne Wood

Featured speaker Jeffrey Upperman, MD, recalls lessons of his parents and urges "pick big problems to attack."

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Employee Spotlight

Martin Luther King Jr. Morning Tribute features voices raised in song and calls for unity and justice

By Wayne Wood

The United Voices of Vanderbilt choir sang "Battle Hymn of the Republic" and André Churchwell soloed on "Abraham, Martin and John."

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Employee Spotlight

Martin Luther King Jr. Morning Tribute features choir, calls for unity, Churchwell solo on “Go Down, Moses.”

By Wayne Wood

“This is an important day in the context of what’s going on in our country,” said André Churchwell, MD, chief diversity officer for VUMC.

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Employee Spotlight

VUMC choir brings holiday cheer to Medical Center

By Jill Clendening

Debut performance of United Voices of Vanderbilt brings smiles to faces of patients, families and employees.

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Unsung hero

Hidden Figure

By Wayne Wood

In 1964, with little fanfare, Harold Jordan, M.D., became the first African-American resident physician at Vanderbilt. Looking back to that time, he recalls the support of his colleagues and the challenges he faced.

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