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Employee Spotlight

Melanie Walker started life in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Now she works there helping tiny babies breathe.

By Jessica Pasley

“I could be an example that there is a way to get better."

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Employee Spotlight

“Pin” Schnabel began her career as a surgeon, and went back to school to become a nurse practitioner. Her tiny patients benefit from her experience every day.

By Jessica Pasley

What would make a physician go back to school to become a nurse practitioner?

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Advice to prevent ATV accidents Health, yes

ATV injuries continue to send children to the hospital. How they can more safely ride.

By Jessica Pasley

Head injuries are the leading cause of death and disability in ATV-related crashes

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Health, yes

Santa makes a list and checks it twice. Parents should do the same when it comes to toy safety.

By Jessica Pasley

Choking on small toy parts poses one of the main dangers to children

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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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Employee Spotlight

Paula Ciero and Jo Ann Kounlavong named Medical Assistants of the Year

By Matt Batcheldor

They were chosen for demonstrating outstanding Credo behaviors, willingness to consistently exceed role expectations and dedication to patients, colleagues and the VUMC community.

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DAISY Award

Third quarter 2021 DAISY Awards honor extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries

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Weather Report

Photos capture October sunrise over VUMC

By Susan Urmy

At a Medical Center that never sleeps, another new day dawns

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Health, yes

Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for children; how to know you’re using a car seat safely

By Jessica Pasley

"The misuse rate in car seats in Tennessee was almost 87% in 2020."

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