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To the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Medicine

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Kudos

ACGME honors Moutsios’ contributions to teaching

The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) recently presented awards to 29 recipients at its annual Educational Conference, recognizing noteworthy achievements from a wide range of talented graduate medical education professionals.


News

First artificial heart patient gets permanent replacement

Tim Lowell of Hernando, Mississippi, received the first total artificial heart in the state of Tennessee when the cardiac surgery team at Vanderbilt Health placed the device in his chest on Sept. 26, 2018. The mechanical heart kept him alive for nearly three months until a matching human donor heart became available and he was transplanted on Dec. 16, 2018, at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.


Fast Facts

Vanderbilt University Hospital has one of the most advanced electronic systems in the nation for both order entry and for its EMR.