The COVID Mass Vaccination Site Team faced a daunting task – put 200,000 shots in arms in six months. The team never wavered.
The accomplishment earned the group the Elevate Team Award.
From fantasy fiction to patient narratives, the power of storytelling drives Michelle Izmaylov
"If you just simply sit with someone and listen, you will learn incredible things”
A leading authority in ICU-related depression and PTSD, Jim Jackson’s skills have proven especially critical to helping patients during the pandemic
"The last year has been so traumatizing and hard, but to use the skills and knowledge that we have been developing to good effect in the service of others during this difficult season has been meaningful.”
VUMC nurse Shakeya Bean featured in national public service announcement about COVID vaccines
She sees patients who are struggling after a COVID infection. "It doesn't have to be this way," she said.
When VUMC’s COVID-19 unit opened, Leslie Thompson eagerly stepped up to work there. She’d do it again in a heartbeat.
“Someone had to go clean those rooms up, and I’m happy to do whatever I’m asked to do. It comes with the job. I just wanted to help out and be a team player.”
The nurse was afraid her patient would die. She wrote her experience in a story that was shared by NPR.
Sue Perron, a Vanderbilt intensive care nurse, told the story of the patient with COVID she called the Butterfly Man
Opening a new patient care unit requires months of planning. Devin Bunch helped open the COVID-19 ICU in just a matter of days.
“Whatever it is, we roll up our sleeves and do what’s best for our patients.”
Marcus Trammell almost died on his way to pick up some pandemic takeout. A year later, his amazing rehab journey continues.
The long way back from the turn lane in front of Dino's Bar and Grill
Brad Paisley stars in new VUMC public service announcement urging people to “take the shot”
A simple message that can save lives and help life get back to normal