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Patient Spotlight

Janet Darnell received a life-saving lung transplant. Five months later she received life-saving surgery for colon cancer. She calls herself a “walking miracle.”

By Matt Batcheldor

Without the lung transplant, the cancer may never have been detected.

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DAISY Award

“Our family is forever grateful”: Latest DAISY Awards honor seven 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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Employee Spotlight

Donna Atherton and Karen Pinkard are nurses who have worked together for years. The day Karen’s heart stopped at work, Donna was there to save her life.

By Tom Wilemon

A lot of people worked to save her life and help her recover. Thanks to them, Karen Pinkard is back at work.

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In memoriam

VUMC remembers patients who died over past year with special virtual memorial service

By Matt Batcheldor

The program features speakers from different hospital departments, staff testimonials of patients at the end of their lives, a reading of loved ones’ names and a montage set to John Prine's "I Remember Everything"

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DAISY Award

First 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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Five Pillar Leader Award

Heather Jackson aims to improve lives, no matter where she serves

By Jill Clendening

She was honored with the Five Pillar Leader Award at the latest virtual Leadership Assembly

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Patient Spotlight

Two brushes with death. Two life-saving Vanderbilt physicians. Then, two children.

By Matt Batcheldor

"Vanderbilt will always be a place that we hold dear for everything they have done for us,” says Mary Beth Ballard Murray.

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DAISY Award

First quarter DAISY Awards honor three extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. This is Vanderbilt's latest group.

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DAISY Award

Third quarter DAISY Awards honor four extraordinary nurses

By Matt Batcheldor

DAISY Awards are given to great nurses all over the United States and in many other countries. This is Vanderbilt's latest group.

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