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VUMC in the Community

After devastating floods hit eastern Kentucky, Vanderbilt volunteers stepped up to help

By Kathy Whitney

It started with a phone call from a VUMC employee to a VUSM medical student with the simple question: can you help?

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Photo Feature

Caroling students bring cheer to VUH Plaza

By Wayne Wood

A Vanderbilt holiday tradition continues — with modifications

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Employee Spotlight

From fantasy fiction to patient narratives, the power of storytelling drives Michelle Izmaylov

By Emily Stembridge

"If you just simply sit with someone and listen, you will learn incredible things”

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VUMC in the Community

Students were not able to sing carols in person this year at the hospital. So they brought holiday music via video.

By Wayne Wood

“It’s a tradition for us as well as for the Medical Center. We wanted to bring that same holiday cheer this year.”

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Employee Spotlight

As an ICU doctor, Geoffrey Fleming cared for many children who were dying. Now facing death himself, he applies the wisdom he learned from those children.

By Kelsey Herbers

“Sometimes as providers, all we have to do is be brave and ask ourselves, ‘Is this about me, or is this about the patient?’”

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Employee Spotlight

There once was a doctor from Vandy. With limericks he was quite handy.

By Wayne Wood

William Stone, MD, has a talent for writing medical limericks. Girl from Nantucket: no. Smoker from Sewanee: yes.

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Tales of VUMC Past

The story behind the law that saved thousands of children

By Wayne Wood

Robert Sanders, MD, and his wife Patricia were tireless advocates for a child safety-seat law that saved thousands of children and was a model for the nation.

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