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VUSM a leader in efforts to improve LGBT health

Sep. 11, 2014—Over the past five years there has been much progress in terms of the legal, social and cultural advancements surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality.

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Ehrenfeld elected to AMA Board of Trustees

Jun. 19, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery and Biomedical Informatics, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association (AMA). Ehrenfeld will serve as the Board of Trustees young physician representative. He is the speaker of the Massachusetts Medical Society, a member of the AMA Young Physicians Section...

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VUSM clinical care course lands award

May. 15, 2014—The Continuity Clinical Experience (CCX), an initiative of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Curriculum 2.0, was recently selected as the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Clinical Care Challenge winner.

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Division mines perioperative data to enhance safety, quality

Feb. 13, 2014—The Vanderbilt Anesthesiology and Perioperative Informatics Research (VAPIR) Division was recently established to extract and analyze data from Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s archive of de-identified perioperative patient data comprising more than 729,000 completed surgical cases to help improve patient safety and quality of care.

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Ehrenfeld to edit health care computing, IT journal

Jun. 27, 2013—Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery and Biomedical Informatics, has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Medical Systems, succeeding Ralph Grams, M.D., professor of Pathology and Medical Informatics at the University of Florida College of Medicine.

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VUMC recognized for support of LGBT business

Apr. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and two of its employees have been recognized for contributions to the LGBT business community in Nashville.

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Alerts ease surgery for patients with diabetes

Nov. 8, 2012—A monitoring and alert system developed and implemented at Vanderbilt University Medical Center that prompts caregivers to check glucose levels for patients with diabetes while they are undergoing surgery has been found to help improve outcomes such as reduced abnormal glucose values, fewer surgical site infections and reduced hospital readmissions after surgery.

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