Vanderbilt University Medical Center

News and information for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community

Toggle navigation

Tag: Obstetrics and Gynecology

First person

My daughter was born in the middle of the pandemic. She is going to get very tired of hearing that story when she’s older.

By Matt Batcheldor

I can already picture Natalie rolling her eyes when she's 16.

Read More

Patient Spotlight

She wanted a baby for so long, and then he needed lifesaving surgery. A healthy child is Maira Hernandez’s Mother’s Day gift.

By Kelsey Herbers

“I want him to have a bright future, and I thank God for putting Michele in my path so my baby can have that.”

Read More

Employee Spotlight

A friend said, “Want to climb Kilimanjaro?” Soha Patel said, “Sure!”

By Kelsey Herbers

Months of hard training. Seven days of climbing. Severe oxygen deprivation. But the view was worth it.

Read More

Employee Spotlight

“There’s something amazing about holding up an American flag,” says kettlebell gold medal winner Katherine Hartmann

By Wayne Wood

The physician and scientist says she was motivated by the words of a friend: “Almost everything is your fault, and what isn’t your fault is your responsibility.”

Read More

Patient Spotlight

Baby girl Saylor Elaine was born at the right time: 6:12 a.m. on 6/12 — and weighed 6 pounds, 12 ounces

By Tavia Smith

 “We will tell her how she came right on time — the most perfect time — and how special she is.”

Read More

VUMC in the Community

Avid runner founds “Gynecologists for Hire” to participate in Shade Tree Trot

By Jessica Pasley

Ob/Gyn fellow Cynthia Arvizo witnessed firsthand the good that Shade Tree Clinic does — so she formed a running team to raise funds

Read More