C. Wright Pinson

  • Vanderbilt University

    Happy anniversary

    A special event was held last week celebrating the 25th anniversary of Vanderbilt’s liver transplant program. Read More

    Mar. 3, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Compassion key to VUMC’s strategic mission: Balser

    “Service through compassion” was the theme of the Winter 2016 Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Read More

    Feb. 18, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Liver transplant program celebrates 25 years of care

    Twenty-five years ago, Julie Damon’s family was preparing to say their goodbyes. Comatose and on life support at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) with liver failure, the options for the 45-year-old wife and mother of two were slipping away. Read More

    Feb. 18, 2016

  • Vanderbilt University

    Vanderbilt’s partnerships across state celebrated at Day on the Hill

    Vanderbilt Day on the Hill Feb. 16 provided an opportunity to thank members of the Tennessee General Assembly for their service to the state and for their continuing partnerships with the university. Read More

    Feb. 17, 2016

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    Vanderbilt hosts 109th General Assembly at Jan. 19 reception

    Vanderbilt hosted a reception Jan. 19 to honor the members of the 109th General Assembly. State legislators, staff members and other state government officials mingled with Vanderbilt representatives during the event at the Tennessee State Museum. Read More

    Jan. 21, 2016

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    Growth, collaboration key to VUMC’s future: Balser

    Discovery, education and clinical care will continue to be the core of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) mission as the date of the legal separation for Vanderbilt University and VUMC nears, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, said to a capacity crowd at last week’s Fall Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly. Read More

    Nov. 19, 2015

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    CMA pledges $3 million to boost Children’s expansion

    The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is receiving significant philanthropic support through a $3 million gift from the Country Music Association (CMA), Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders, event host Kix Brooks and Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum announced this week. Read More

    Oct. 22, 2015

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    Children’s Hospital expansion effort receives significant support from CMA

    The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will receive significant philanthropic support through a $3 million gift from the Country Music Association, Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders, event host Kix Brooks and Hillary Scott of Lady Antebellum announced Tuesday. Read More

    Oct. 20, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Patient engagement efforts crucial to future success 

    Through increased support for population health initiatives, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is positioning for a health care economy that rewards long-term relationships with patients through better engagement and emphasizes improving health management for large groups. Read More

    Aug. 27, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Joint Commission survey highlights VUMC’s strengths

    Thirteen surveyors from The Joint Commission (TJC), the independent, not-for-profit organization that accredits and certifies more than 20,500 health care organizations and programs in the United States, visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center last week for an unannounced survey. Read More

    Jul. 30, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center opens doors to community

    Wright Pinson, M.D., MBA, speaks at the open house for Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital Vanderbilt Williamson County. Photo by Anne Rayner The new Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center will officially open for business July 1. Leaders from Vanderbilt University Medical Center… Read More

    Jun. 26, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly explores changing health care economy

    The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Spring Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly, held on May 21 at Langford Auditorium, highlighted ways the Medical Center is preparing to lead in a consumer-driven health care economy, where patients’ concerns over both cost and quality will drive industry change. Read More

    May. 28, 2015

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    Hepato-biliary surgery association honors Pinson

    C. Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D., deputy vice chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System, is the recipient of the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (AHPBA) 2015 Distinguished Service Award. Read More

    Apr. 9, 2015

  • Vanderbilt University

    Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student awards, honors and achievements

    Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, honors and achievements. Read More

    Mar. 30, 2015

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    Engagement, trust critical to VUMC’s future success: Balser

    Engage. This was the challenge and the promise extended to those in attendance during Tuesday’s winter Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Read More

    Feb. 26, 2015

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    Improvements strengthen VUMC’s core missions: Balser

    Last month’s announcement to restructure Vanderbilt University Medical Center as a “financially distinct” entity from Vanderbilt University will give the Medical Center more flexibility and allow it to access capital as it continues to build the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network, now close to 45 affiliated hospitals strong, and invest in programs and facilities on the main campus in ways that will positively impact clinical programs as well as the research and educational missions, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, said during Wednesday’s Winter 2014 Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly. Read More

    Dec. 18, 2014

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    Vanderbilt University and Medical Center Announce Steps to Strengthen Future

    Today, Vanderbilt University announced the institution is embarking on a process to re-configure VUMC as a not-for-profit academic medical center that is financially distinct from Vanderbilt University. The two organizations will remain tightly woven together by mission, academic programs, and the respected Vanderbilt name. Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice… Read More

    Nov. 14, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    Transplant Center celebrates 25 years of giving gift of life

    The charter that was written in 1989 upon the creation of the Vanderbilt Transplant Center (VTC) continues to hold true to its mission — to propel and direct organ transplantation, research, medicine, technology, education and the public education of transplantation into the future as the recognized leader and national authority of multi-organ transplantation. Read More

    Nov. 13, 2014

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    Meeting explores VUMC’s cultural renaissance

    During presentations that were filled with messages about Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s purpose, addressing the “why” rather than detailing facts and figures, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, and C. Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D., deputy vice chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System, led the audience at Wednesday’s Fall Leadership Assembly through candid dialogue about VUMC’s way forward. Read More

    Sep. 11, 2014

  • Vanderbilt University

    VUMC to bring renewed focus to Elevate principles

    Affirming that its people are Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s most important asset, the coming year will bring a renewed focus to Elevate, a Medical Center cultural touchstone. Read More

    Jul. 31, 2014