Patient calls nurse “A light in the darkness,” and other DAISY Award-winning examples of extraordinary nurses (Part 1 of 2)
DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. Here are VUMC's latest winners.
Last Christmas, I knew a liver transplant was my only chance to survive. This holiday, I’m alive because of the ultimate gift.
It never leaves my thoughts that someone I don't know made it possible for me to still be here.
Even on a Zoom call, Christi Gray’s friend Erica Luhrs could tell she was sick. After life-saving treatment, Gray returned to SICU to thank the people who cared for her.
A week in intensive care later, Gray is back at work and doing well. Her message: Listen to your body and practice self-care.
A memoir of the COVID years: a Vanderbilt ICU nurse remembers patients who died, families who wept, and discovers the importance of hearing “thank you” and caring for herself
"I realized that my mechanism of avoiding and ignoring death in the workplace had taken its toll on me."
The Yazdani sisters are triplets by birth, proud VUMC nurses by choice
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.
A death or serious injury of a parent can mean a scared and bewildered child. Arielle Silverman helps children understand and cope.
She has worked with children varying in age from under 2 years old to teenagers as old as 18.
Five surgeries in nine days. A month in intensive care. An amazing recovery.
Kyle Mullicane's is the only medical story you will read today that features a hallucination taking place in a Vegas steakhouse.
Fourth quarter DAISY Awards honor four extraordinary nurses
DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. This is Vanderbilt's latest group.