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Day on the Hill builds Vanderbilt relationships across state

Feb. 27, 2014—Senior leaders and a football coach helped communicate the importance of the university and medical center across Tennessee during the 13th annual Vanderbilt Day on the Hill Feb. 25.

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Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Feb. 20, 2014—A message from the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

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Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Jan. 9, 2014—Could anything be more complicated than health care has become — particularly at VUMC where we are educating, discovering and caring for patients all at once?

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Vanderbilt announces expansion plans for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital

Jan. 2, 2014—Vanderbilt University plans to build a four-floor inpatient expansion on top of the existing structure of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, hospital officials announced Dec. 31, 2013. Each floor of the expansion will add approximately 40,000 square feet to Children’s Hospital that will be used to fulfill current and future health care...

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VUMC positioned to meet challenges ahead: Balser

Dec. 19, 2013—Jeff Balser, vice chancellor for health affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, announced Wednesday that workforce reduction efforts announced in September at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are completed.

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VUMC positioned to meet challenges ahead: Balser

Dec. 18, 2013—“The downsizing effort is over.” With those words, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the School of Medicine, announced Wednesday that workforce reduction efforts announced in September at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are completed.

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Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Nov. 7, 2013—Oftentimes, holding firm to core principles and values anchors us and assures long-term success during periods of rapid change.

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VUMC poised to overcome health care challenges: Balser

Oct. 3, 2013—While the national economy appears to be getting stronger, health care has entered a national recession, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., vice chancellor for Health Affairs and dean of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, told a packed audience of approximately 1,100 Vanderbilt faculty, staff and students in Langford Auditorium on Wednesday afternoon while making his annual State of the Medical Center address.

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Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Sep. 19, 2013—We are — at our core — a place that cares about people. That caring attitude is reflected in how we “are” with one another, and also with our patients and students.

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Travis family’s Vanderbilt legacy grows

Sep. 5, 2013—He was a successful, self-made businessman, and she was a pioneering nurse, but the many professional accomplishments of Nancy and Hilliard Travis were eclipsed only by their ongoing generosity to the community, especially their beloved Vanderbilt. The most recent example is a generous gift to the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing for student scholarships, and...

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Event celebrates 12 Vanderbilt endowed chair holders

Aug. 30, 2013—Twelve Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were lauded for their extraordinary academic achievements during an Aug. 28 celebration.

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Rounds: A message from the Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs

Aug. 29, 2013—Over the last several weeks, my comments about our cost reduction efforts have been extensive, and as a result, very public.

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