Polio was a terrifying disease, once filling wards at VUMC with paralyzed patients in iron lungs. Vaccines have saved us from all that.
It was in a storage room. It still worked. For some reason, I was allowed to get in it.
An open-air porch for tuberculosis patients was built into the old Vanderbilt Hospital — and it's still visible if you know where to look
It was a retailing wonderland that VUMC transformed into a health care destination. But before all that, it was Carolyn Suschnick's home.
Who is the serious little boy in the 1932 picture, and why is he dressed like a miniature doctor?
Love stories, an honor walk, a heroic rescue -- and plumbing
The pioneering physician recalls the summer of 1964, the support of his colleagues and the challenges he faced
Stanley Cohen wanted to be left alone to do his research. I wanted to interview him for a radio show. Amazingly, he said yes.
A specially built platform outside the hospital allowed anchor Peter Jennings to deliver the news with a VUMC backdrop