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Faculty Senate survey, town halls aim to answer questions about transition

Sep. 11, 2015—The Faculty Senate is organizing an Oct. 30 town hall to answer faculty questions about the transition of the university and Vanderbilt University Medical Center to separate entities.

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Surgery and engineering initiative becomes institute

Sep. 10, 2015—VISE is keeping its acronym but changing its name. The Vanderbilt Initiative in Surgery and Engineering will become the Vanderbilt Institute in Surgery and Engineering.

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Efforts to support employees in Guard, Reserve honored

Sep. 10, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center officials were recently honored by the Committee for the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) for their dedication to supporting reserve military personnel.

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Nine professors honored at endowed chair holder celebration

Sep. 9, 2015—The extraordinary achievements of nine Vanderbilt endowed chair holders were lauded at a Sept. 8 celebration during which generous donors were thanked.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Holds Construction Expansion Celebration

Sep. 2, 2015—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt held a celebration today to mark the launch for construction of the hospital’s latest expansion, which will add four floors of new space atop the hospital’s existing structure. Patients and families, joined by community supporters and Vanderbilt leaders, gathered to celebrate the hospital’s continued commitment to fulfill...

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Patient engagement efforts crucial to future success 

Aug. 27, 2015—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.

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Chancellor Faculty Fellows nominations open

Aug. 27, 2015—Today, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeff Balser announce the 2015-16 call for nominations for selection of a second cohort of Chancellor's Faculty Fellows.

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Faculty Senate meeting on VU-VUMC reorganization set for Aug. 20

Jul. 16, 2015—All faculty are invited to attend a specially called Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, Aug. 20, to discuss the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center reorganization.

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Updated faculty FAQ for VU/VUMC transition now online

Jul. 6, 2015—A new, separate set of Frequently Asked Questions for faculty is online now.

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Seventeen cross-disciplinary projects win TIPs funding

Jun. 22, 2015—Seventeen cross-disciplinary projects involving 153 faculty from all 10 Vanderbilt colleges and schools have been selected for the initial set of awards from the new Trans-Institutional Program initiative.

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Research at U.S. academic medical centers faces threats to sustainable support

May. 28, 2015—Unstable federal research funding and reductions in health care revenue for academic medical centers threatens to undermine the nation’s biomedical research enterprise, and in turn clinical medicine, which the nation needs now more than ever.

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Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly explores changing health care economy

May. 28, 2015—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.

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