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VUMC in the Community

Shawn Drumgoole and scores of friends celebrate his birthday with a walk to Children’s Hospital

By Jessica Pasley

The man behind the social media sensation "We Walk with Shawn" says Vanderbilt saved his life 30 years ago

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Patient Spotlight

Patient who was too sick to attend daughter’s graduation recovering after double lung transplant

By Tavia Smith

Bridget Perez could barely walk a few steps. Now she's walking laps at the Dayani Center track and marveling at how it feels to breathe again.

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Credo Award Winner

Credo Award winner Lindsey Netzel honored for passion and dedication to teaching

By Matt Batcheldor

Infectious enthusiasm combined with a focus on others

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Patient Spotlight

Bridget Perez was in intensive care and couldn’t make it to her daughter’s graduation. With the help of Vanderbilt nurses, the graduation came to her.

By Tavia Smith

"Pomp and Circumstance." Tears. Cupcakes. All in an intensive care unit.

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Employee Spotlight

“My dream was to be a nurse, taking care of critically ill children”

By Matt Batcheldor

Jade Forlidas started at Vanderbilt as a nursing student in 1969; after a storied career, she has retired — but her daughter carries on as a LifeFlight nurse

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