C. Wright Pinson

  • Vanderbilt University

    Spring Leadership Assembly focuses on VUMC’s greatest asset — its people

    Its people are Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s greatest asset, Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of VUMC and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, reminded those in attendance at the May 2018 Leadership Assembly. Read More

    May. 3, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    State of Medical Center 2018: VUMC ahead of key healthcare trends

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is out in front on the key trends in healthcare, said Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and CEO of VUMC and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, when speaking last Wednesday at his annual State of the Medical Center Address, a presentation paired with the year’s first Leadership Assembly. Read More

    Feb. 20, 2018

  • Vanderbilt University

    Assembly highlights eStar launch, IT ecosystem

    With the liftoff of eStar accomplished, it’s time to set the course for optimizing the new information technology ecosystem for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), but not without first thanking all those who delivered seamless patient care during the transition, said Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and CEO of VUMC and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Read More

    Dec. 19, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Event celebrates 2,000th liver transplant at VUMC

    Members of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center gathered last week to commemorate the 2,000th liver transplant performed at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Read More

    Dec. 7, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Assembly outlines how Epic aligns with organizational goals

    Much more than a just software replacement, eStar, the Epic-based clinical software platform replacing StarPanel, will be the backbone of a new information technology ecosystem for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) that will usher in future successes and create the potential to better serve patients, said Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO of VUMC and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Read More

    Aug. 10, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Event celebrates Vanderbilt heart transplant program’s achievements

    Patients, faculty and staff gathered in Langford Auditorium on June 12 to celebrate Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) milestone 1,000th heart transplant. Read More

    Jun. 22, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Wente, Pinson visit state leaders during Vanderbilt’s Day on the Hill

    Vanderbilt’s Day on the Hill March 7 allowed campus leaders to meet with members of the Tennessee General Assembly to thank them for their service to the state and for their continuing partnerships. Read More

    Mar. 9, 2017

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    “U.S. News” Best Hospitals voting now open in Doximity

    The United Voices of Vanderbilt choir performs at Wednesday’s Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly. (photo by Anne Rayner) Its people are Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s greatest asset, Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of VUMC and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, reminded those in attendance at… Read More

    Mar. 1, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Patient and Family Promise key to Medical Center’s success

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) makes this promise to patients and their families: to include them as a member of the health care team, respect their privacy, coordinate and personalize their care, communicate clearly and serve them with kindness and respect. Delivering on that promise was the theme of Wednesday’s Winter Leadership Assembly in Langford Auditorium. Read More

    Feb. 2, 2017

  • Vanderbilt University

    Address outlines VUMC’s strategic direction

    In his State of the Medical Center address on Wednesday, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), and Dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, described a “Strategic Compass” to help the Medical Center continue to “grow and shine” in the years to come. Read More

    Nov. 3, 2016

  • Pinson, Ferguson lauded by Tennessee  Hospital Association

    Pinson, Ferguson lauded by Tennessee Hospital Association

    The Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) honored two people from Vanderbilt University Medical Center with Awards of Excellence at the group’s annual meeting in Nashville last week. Read More

    Oct. 27, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt begins construction on four-floor expansion

    Construction is underway at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt for a planned four-floor expansion that will advance the size and scope of the hospital’s comprehensive array of specialty and subspecialty pediatric health care programs. Read More

    Sep. 19, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Assembly highlights value of VUMC’s people, culture

    With the theme of “It’s About People,” Jeff Balser M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, began the Summer Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly by urging nearly 1,000 Medical Center leaders in attendance in Langford Auditorium to consider the emotional needs of members of their teams. In particular, he asked leaders to recognize the psychological impact of recent tragic events happening across the U.S. and in other nations. Read More

    Aug. 11, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Pinson to chair Nashville Health Care Council board

    The Nashville Health Care Council has announced the appointment of new and renewing members to its 2016-2017 board of directors. C. Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D., Deputy CEO and Chief Health System Officer for Vanderbilt University Medical Center, will serve as chair of the board for a two-year term. Read More

    Aug. 4, 2016

  • Initiative set to sharpen VUMC’s strategic focus

    Initiative set to sharpen VUMC’s strategic focus

    With the transition of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) into a new financial and legal entity now complete, Medical Center leaders view this period as an opportunity to sharpen the organization’s strategic focus. Read More

    Jul. 14, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUMC mourns loss of Pediatric Orthopaedics pioneer Neil Green

    The United Voices of Vanderbilt choir performs at Wednesday’s Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly. (photo by Anne Rayner) Its people are Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s greatest asset, Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer of VUMC and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, reminded those in attendance at… Read More

    Jul. 12, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Erlanger Health System, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network announce agreements

    Officials with Erlanger Health System and Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) announce a strategic affiliation agreement creating a collaborative relationship between the two institutions while Erlanger Health System is also joining the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network. Read More

    Jul. 6, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Assembly shines light on VUMC’s many strengths

    “Building an empowerment culture” was the theme of the Spring 2016 Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) for more than 900 staff and faculty leaders who attended the quarterly assembly at Langford Auditorium. Read More

    May. 5, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    New award honors contributions of administrative staff

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) this week unveiled a new award to recognize and celebrate the invaluable contributions that administrative professionals make toward furthering VUMC’s missions. Read More

    Apr. 28, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    ‘That national park in our backyard’ topic of Williamson Library talk

    A Vanderbilt alumnus who has provided strong leadership for the support and protection of the Natchez Trace Parkway will speak at the Williamson County Public Library March 22. Read More

    Mar. 16, 2016