Monthly Archives: February 2012

Emergency Medicine residents take top honors in video contest

by Jennifer Wetzel Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine residents won first place in the Third Annual Residency Video contest sponsored by Emergency Medicine Physicians, a national provider of emergency department staffing solutions. Their video, titled “We Vandy!,” took top prize for demonstrating … Continue reading

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House Organ 2012 Pet Poll winners announced

by Wayne Wood The polls are closed and winners have been declared in the 2012 House Organ Pet Poll, which crowns the winners for Vanderbilt’s Dog of the Year, Cat of the Year, and Group or Duo of the Year. … Continue reading

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Love, chocolate good for the heart, says Vanderbilt cardiologist

by Kathy Whitney Being involved in a healthy, loving relationship is good for the heart, says Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute cardiologist Julie Damp, M.D. “There are a couple of different theories behind why that might be,” Damp said. People … Continue reading

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Vanderbilt Medical Group bids a fond farewell to Paulette Wells

from Wayne Wood: Paulette Wells, who has worked at Vanderbilt since 1989, is retiring at the end of the month. She began her 23 years in the Internal Medicine Clinics working with Dr. Jim Wilson and has known some of … Continue reading

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What are your favorite pet songs? Check out House Organ Pets Mix 2012 from iTunes

by Wayne Wood This is not an official part of the House Organ Pets of Vanderbilt issue, but a fun side project—songs about canines and felines. Here’s the lineup: 1. Hey Bulldog–The Beatles 2. Year of the Cat–Al Stewart 3. … Continue reading

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MIHOW Mentoring luncheon to be March 2

by Wayne Wood The Maternal Infant Health Outreach Worker (MIHOW) program of VUMC’s Center for Health Services will host its fifth annual Celebration of Women Mentoring Women luncheon at Loews Vanderbilt Hotel, at 11:30 a.m. on Friday, March 2. Honorees … Continue reading

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Fundamentals of Quality Improvement

by Wayne Wood Students of the Fundamentals of Quality Improvement in Healthcare, an interdisciplinary elective jointly run by the School of Nursing, School of Medicine and the Owen Graduate School of Management, recently held a poster session to display a … Continue reading

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House Organ “Pets of Vanderbilt 2012″ roundup

by Wayne Wood The annual Pets of Vanderbilt issue of House Organ has been published, and there is a virtual companion animal cornucopia of features. Look at the nominees and vote for Vanderbilt’s Dog, Cat, and Group of Duo of … Continue reading

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