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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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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

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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

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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

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Coming Full Circle: Giving Back to My Birth Place

Editor’s note: Anne Ferrier Crook, a Spanish Health care Interpreter at Vanderbilt, wrote this piece about coming back around to the place she was born. I was born at Vanderbilt in 1970 on the fourth floor of Medical Center North.  … Continue reading

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Flulapalooza to be Wednesday, Oct. 17, and Thursday, Oct. 18

by Nancy Humphrey: Vanderbilt University and Medical Center faculty, staff, students and volunteers will once again have the opportunity to be part of a mass flu vaccination plan that last year more than doubled the current world record for the … Continue reading

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“Resident Life” lives on

from Wayne Wood: “Resident Life” was a documentary series filmed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in 2004, and which began airing on the TLC network in the fall of that year.  There are 13 one-hour episodes of the series, and … Continue reading

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New video from Vanderbilt Heart: “You Gotta Walk the Walk”

from Wayne Wood: The Vanderbilt Heart team is at it again. Check out the promo video for the 2012 Heart Walk. And if you watch all the way to the end, you will see a quick appearance by a couple … Continue reading

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“Call the Midwife” to get sneak peek at School of Nursing and NPT event

by Wayne Wood “Call the Midwife,” a British drama about the lives of midwives working in the East End of London in the 1950s, will have a free preview showing of an episode at Vanderbilt’s Sarratt Cinema on Thursday, Sept. … Continue reading

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VKC Reading Clinic has new leadership

The Vanderbilt Kennedy Center Reading Clinic is beginning its fall 2012 session with the new leadership of associate director Nicole Davis, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences. The Reading Clinic has been restructured to create this new … Continue reading

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