Monthly Archives: November 2012

I wish I had known Freeda Simmons-McMillian

from Wayne Wood Two years ago I wrote the obituary for a Vanderbilt Emergency Room nurse who was killed on her way home from her ER shift. In a weird circumstance, she was badly injured in a car crash, brought … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Public Service Announcements–Then and Now

from Wayne Wood An anti-smoking PSA from the American Heart Association from 1967–in it’s gentle way, pretty effective:   And a train safety PSA from now, produced by the Melbourne, Australia, Metro. This is the only PSA I’ve ever seen … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Leiberman on mentoring

by Wayne Wood One of the great advantages of working at a university is the numerous opportunities to hear speakers and lecturers who are experts in their fields. Last week the Vanderbilt Department of Psychiatry and the administration of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Comments Off