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.
Feb. 20, 2014—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?
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...
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.
Nov. 7, 2013—Oftentimes, holding firm to core principles and values anchors us and assures long-term success during periods of rapid change.
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.
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.
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...
Aug. 30, 2013—Twelve Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were lauded for their extraordinary academic achievements during an Aug. 28 celebration.
Aug. 29, 2013—Over the last several weeks, my comments about our cost reduction efforts have been extensive, and as a result, very public.