Monthly Archives: September 2013

Behind the scenes at VUMC for the season premiere of “Nashville”

from Craig Boerner: Vanderbilt University Medical Center was at the heart of last night’s season premiere of ABC’s “Nashville,” with several scenes featuring main character Rayna Jaymes (Connie Britton) recovering in the Critical Care Tower of Vanderbilt University Hospital following … Continue reading

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VUMC 101: The football field is named after a medical dean

from Wayne Wood Medical education in the late 19th Century was a considerably less formal enterprise than today. In fact, raising the professionalism of the graduates of the School of Medicine was a major goal of a reorganization begun in … Continue reading

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Pulmonary nurse supports her patient’s scholarship efforts

from Wayne Wood: Danett Guy, R.N., a Vanderbilt pulmonary nurse practitioner who works with cystic fibrosis patients, told her patient James Davis about a scholarship opportunity for CF patients, and now he is working to get support in that effort. … Continue reading

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VUMC Social Work remembers Carolyn Edwards

from Wayne Wood: Longtime Vanderbilt University Medical Center social worker Carolyn Edwards died Aug. 29 from cancer. She had retired after 40 years of service to Vanderbilt last January, and was such a fountain of department and institutional memory that … Continue reading

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