The inside story of how VUMC's COVID unit staff pulled together to arrange a wedding, and a reminder that not every love story has a happy ending
“We always say that infection prevention is everyone’s business, and the pandemic reflects that."
Frank Nix of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit finds a way to connect with patient families with his custom face covers
She remembers one man who was scared and couldn't rest: “I spent 45 minutes…sitting next to him, holding his hand so he felt safe enough to try to sleep for a little bit."
Cards from local schoolchildren bring special greetings, including "You deserve 100 million candy canes."
Photographs by Donn Jones, Erin O. Smith and Susan Urmy
“It’s a tradition for us as well as for the Medical Center. We wanted to bring that same holiday cheer this year.”
Funds from her gift have supported important advancements in VUMC’s war on COVID
Sherry Perry knows what it's like to have COVID, and she brings her experience to patients and families as chaplain on VUMC's COVID unit