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Employee Spotlight

Suzie Brown, singer-songwriter, meet Dr. Suzanne Brown Sacks, transplant cardiologist

By Matt Batcheldor

Her twin passions for music and for medicine brought her to Nashville and to VUMC

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Patient Spotlight

A story of family and faith: Jennifer received a kidney transplant. The donor was Capri, who is married to Dennis. Jennifer is Dennis’ ex-wife. It’s complicated.

By Matt Batcheldor

The extended family has grown closer as a result of Capri's generosity. She says her faith led her to the decision.

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Health, yes

Occupational Health offers tips to kick off summer on a healthy note

By VUMC News and Communications

We are officially into summer, which means vacations are ramping up. As you write your checklist, pack your suitcase, and book your trip, here are few important reminders.

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Elevate Team Award

The Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Clinics team makes COVID-19 health care personal

By Bill Snyder

“I don’t know that you get any more personal than giving somebody back their life.”

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Employee Spotlight

Above and beyond to fight the pandemic: Blood Bank director Jennifer Andrews, husband, Chris, and daughter Ella each were volunteers in VUMC vaccine research.

By Kristin Smart

“I needed to help the situation in any way possible. I felt really lucky to be included in the clinical trial,” Andrews said.

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First person

A memoir of the COVID years: a Vanderbilt ICU nurse remembers patients who died, families who wept, and discovers the importance of hearing “thank you” and caring for herself

By Rebecca Tucci

"I realized that my mechanism of avoiding and ignoring death in the workplace had taken its toll on me."

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Five Pillar Leader Award

Chad Fitzgerald experienced the pandemic from unique vantage point

By Jill Clendening

"His steady voice and hand has modulated the emotional ups and downs each of us has experienced."

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Tales of VUMC Past

The most popular VUMC Voice stories of 2021

By Wayne Wood

Love stories, an honor walk, a heroic rescue -- and plumbing

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Employee Spotlight

The Yazdani sisters are triplets by birth, proud VUMC nurses by choice

By Emily Stembridge

Sousan, Sohayla and Setareh Yazdani are 22-year-old triplets who all work as nurses at VUMC. They agree that they always wanted to pursue their careers at Vanderbilt.

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