Monthly Archives: August 2013

VUMC 101: The anesthesiologist circus acrobat

from Wayne Wood: James Tayloe Gwathmey, M.D., was a leading anesthesiologist in the U.S. in the early 20th Century, and was arguably the first shining light on the national stage who graduated from the Vanderbilt School of Medicine. In his … Continue reading

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Dr. Corey Slovis’ Five Commandments for Teen Drivers

from Wayne Wood Teen drivers: nothing personal, but Corey Slovis, M.D., never wants to see you at his place of employment. Slovis, professor and chair of Emergency Medicine at Vanderbilt, has been an emergency room physician for more than two … Continue reading

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VUMC 101: The day I rode in Johnny Cash’s Mercedes

from Wayne Wood Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash were the guests of honor at the ribbon cutting to open the Vanderbilt Institute for the Treatment of Alcoholism (VITA) on June 26, 1984. In the picture they are flanked by … Continue reading

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Admitting/ED Registration/Discharge mourns Cheryl Mason

from Wayne Wood: This note was sent to News and Communications by Connie Gambrel, Administrative Assistant III for VUH Admitting, ED Registration and Insurance Management. She wanted to pass along the sad news about the death of her coworker Cheryl … Continue reading

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