May. 9, 2014—Twenty retiring faculty members were recognized during Vanderbilt’s Commencement ceremony May 9, when the university honored their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty.
May. 1, 2014—The Vanderbilt University Medical Center State of Nursing Address by Marilyn Dubree, M.S.N., R.N., executive chief nursing officer, will take place on Thursday, May 8, at 10 a.m. in 208 Light Hall. All members of the VUMC community are invited to attend.
Apr. 18, 2014—Brionne Williams has a vision of herself as a healer in a community clinic, doing much more than doling out pills and setting broken bones.
Apr. 17, 2014—In 2008, Vanderbilt nurses participated in a nationwide survey to determine how they spent their time, and it revealed that only 16 percent was spent on direct patient care, while 28 percent was spent on documentation.
Feb. 27, 2014—The Neurological Intensive Care Unit at Vanderbilt University Hospital has received the Beacon Award for Critical Care Excellence, one of the highest markers of nursing care.
Jan. 30, 2014—Following a nationwide search, Dr. Christine Benz Smith, BSN’76, has been selected as the Director of the UTC School of Nursing. She has served in several capacities at the university since she joined the UTC School of Nursing faculty in 1997.
Jan. 21, 2014—Vanderbilt University and the University of Maryland have teamed up to offer the first trans-institutional sequence of coordinated MOOCs. The sequence focuses on connecting handheld devices with cloud services to offer learners an opportunity to explore a topic in-depth across multiple MOOCs.
Jan. 17, 2014—Make a commitment to better health this year by enrolling in Vanderbilt University School of Nursing professor Jamie Pope’s Nutrition, Health and Lifestyle: Issues and Insights course offered through Coursera, a free, online format.
Nov. 21, 2013—Nursing research and evidence-based practice at Vanderbilt University Medical Center was on full display Nov. 13 at the annual Nursing Research Day.
Nov. 19, 2013—The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates through his or her work the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This service can be in areas...
Nov. 4, 2013—The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 20, 2014, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates through his or her work the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This service can be in areas...
Oct. 10, 2013—Vanderbilt University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies has been awarded $2.2 million from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to address nursing workforce issues that may impede future health care.