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Tales of VUMC Past

Hidden Figure

By Wayne Wood

In 1964, with little fanfare, Harold Jordan, MD, became the first African-American resident physician at Vanderbilt. Looking back to that time, he recalls the support of his colleagues and the challenges he faced.

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Tales of VUMC Past

The day Johnny Cash came to VUMC

By Wayne Wood

Memories from the day when Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash came to open a new unit at VUMC.

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