Patient and Family Choice Award
Small victories and success stories inspire Haley Sullivan to be a better nurse each and every shift
By Nancy Humphrey
“As a nurse I always try to think about what I can do, even if it’s just something little that can make a difference to them, make them more comfortable, and keep them in the know about what’s going on with their situation."
Vanderbilt ER nurse receives wedding surprise from “Say Yes to the Dress”
By Leigh MacMillan
Holly Beth Jones will receive a wedding gown from the show, which is honoring front-line health care workers
VUMC in the Community
Nashville to Denver flight. A sick passenger. The crew put out a call: “Are there any medical professionals on board?” A Vanderbilt nurse raised her hand.
By Matt Batcheldor
Noel Olson is a Vanderbilt Emergency Department nurse and an Air National Guard medic, so stabilizing patients is kind of what she does
As a nurse, she supported organ donation. As a mother, Kim Cantu never expected the donor to be her son.
By Matt Batcheldor
Sky Cantu donated his heart, liver and both kidneys, saving four lives in the process.
Keon Johnson is one of the top basketball prospects in the country. Four years ago he almost lost a hand in a fireworks accident.
By Jessica Pasley
Vanderbilt University Medical Center doctors — and Keon's mother — urge caution this July 4th
Baby boom hits Emergency Room; 17 employees expecting babies this year
By Kristin Smart
Fourteen nurses, two doctors and a social worker walk into an Emergency Department. They're all pregnant.
During NFL Draft weekend, a mass shooting occurred in Nashville. Vanderbilt responded beautifully to care for patients.
By John Howser
At 2 a.m. Sunday, six gunshot patients poured into the Vanderbilt ER. It was the fourth mass shooting seen there in the past 15 months.
A year ago Sophie almost drowned in a pond. She came back to Children’s Hospital to thank those who saved her life.
By Tavia Smith
When Sophie’s mother asked her what she wanted to say to everybody, she happily chirped, “Thank you for saving my life.”
“Carmen from Chicago,” mystery good Samaritan nurse, identified
By Wayne Wood
She's very relieved that Geoffrey Lee, injured in the bicycle wreck, is doing OK.