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VUMC employees celebrated for their culture of caring

Apr. 27, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s biggest asset – the 22,000 employees who through everything they do touch the lives of millions of patients and their families each year – were honored at last week’s “Celebrate the Difference YOU Make Every Day.”

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Valet Hughes makes sure every visit starts with a smile

Apr. 20, 2017—When Jerry Hughes, a Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) valet attendant, takes the car keys of Vanderbilt patients, he leaves a piece of his kind spirit with them as they venture into the hospital to face their day.

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Sessions for next week’s ‘Celebrate’ filling up rapidly

Apr. 13, 2017—Those attending Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) one-hour programs next week to celebrate staff and faculty — Celebrate the Difference YOU Make Every Day! — will be entered for drawings to win concert and athletic event tickets in addition to hearing inspiring messages from VUMC leadership and patients.

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Advocating for patients drives Children’s Hospital’s Lowry

Apr. 13, 2017—Small and seemingly inconsequential interactions with patients can sometimes stick in a caregiver’s memory.

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Brumbelow’s calm nature helps keep busy clinic rolling

Apr. 6, 2017—Taylor Brumbelow has a gift for quickly putting people at ease.

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VPH’s Jarosemich always ready to lend a helping hand

Mar. 30, 2017—Laura Jarosemich, MSN, R.N., is always teaching. It’s the role she had as a nurse educator, as an instructor at Nashville State Community College and now as a nurse at Vanderbilt Psychiatric Hospital (VPH), both to patients and fellow nurses.

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For McHollin, kindness is always part of the service

Mar. 23, 2017—Terry McHollin checks the coffee cups along with the trash cans in patients’ rooms. Serving coffee isn’t part of her job description as an environmental service tech, but if someone needs a fresh pour she will stop what she’s doing, wash her hands then head for the coffee pot — and still stay on schedule.

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Social worker Jones thrives on helping patients, families

Mar. 16, 2017—“Today I will be happier than a bird with a french fry” reads a sign next to the door as you exit Stacy Jones’ office on the 8th floor of Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital (VUAH). As a social worker on the Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) at Vanderbilt, the sign’s wording fits Jones’ personality.

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Video submissions sought for employee celebration event

Mar. 16, 2017—As part of the enterprise-wide VUMC employee celebration event — Celebrate the Difference YOU Make Every Day! — staff and faculty are encouraged to get creative and develop a short (2-minute) video that reflects the difference that happens when a team comes together.

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Compassion comes naturally for patient transporter Tyler

Mar. 9, 2017—Editor’s note — This is the first in a series of profiles on some of Vanderbilt’s most dedicated employees. All VUMC employees are encouraged to attend Celebrate — The difference YOU make every day on April 20 or 21 at Vanderbilt’s Memorial Gymnasium. Please sign up for one of three sessions at VUMCcelebrate.com.

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Event to celebrate VUMC employees set for April 20-21

Mar. 2, 2017—A special Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) employee celebration event — Celebrate the Difference YOU Make Every Day! — will be held in three sessions April 20-21 to acknowledge the many contributions of the Medical Center’s people.

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