Study Shows Convalescent Plasma Doesn’t Benefit Severely Ill Patients Hospitalized With COVID-19

Jul 05, 2022 at 10:35 am by Staff

  Convalescent plasma, widely given to severely ill patients hospitalized with COVID-19 during the pandemic, does not improve their ability to survive or recover, accord.... Read More

How Pfizer Won the Pandemic, Reaping Outsize Profit and Influence

Jul 05, 2022 at 10:24 am by Staff

  By Arthur Allen, Kaiser Health News The grinding two-plus years of the pandemic have yielded outsize benefits for one company — Pfizer — making.... Read More

AMA Adopts New Policy Aimed at Addressing Public Health Disinformation

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:31 pm by Staff

CHICAGO – With the spread of disinformation continuing to negatively impact efforts to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and sowing distrust in vaccines, public health mitiga.... Read More

For Physicians Seeking Care for Burnout or Other Medical or Mental Health Concerns, AMA Calls for Safe Havens

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:30 pm by Staff

CHICAGO – For physicians who seek care for burnout or other issues, the American Medical Association (AMA) today urged states to create “safe-haven” type pro.... Read More

New Clinician Spotlight: Saeed Mohammad

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:20 pm by Staff

Saeed Mohammad, MD, MS, recently joined Vanderbilt University Medical Center as director of the Pediatric Solid Organ Transplant Center at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s H.... Read More

Davidson named to receive the Geoffrey David Chazen Faculty Award for Innovation in Medical Education

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:16 pm by Staff

  The Academy for Excellence in Education is pleased to announce Mario Davidson, PhD, is the recipient of the 2022 Geoffrey David Chazen Faculty Award for Innovation in.... Read More

Vanderbilt Health Hendersonville clinic celebrates one-year anniversary

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:13 pm by Staff

  Leadership from Vanderbilt University Medical Center and local officials came together on June 24 to cut a ribbon in a delayed celebration of the opening of the Vander.... Read More

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine names renowned scholar Kuriyan as next dean of Basic Sciences

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:11 pm by Staff

  Vanderbilt University has named John Kuriyan, PhD, one of the world’s leading structural biologists, as its next dean of the School of Medicine Basic Sciences, C.... Read More

How Much Health Insurers Pay for Almost Everything Is About to Go Public

Jul 03, 2022 at 09:05 pm by Staff

By Julie Appleby, Kaiser Health News  Consumers, employers, and just about everyone else interested in health care prices will soon get an unprecedented look at wha.... Read More

Overdose Deaths Behind Bars Rise as Drug Crisis Swells

Jul 03, 2022 at 08:43 pm by Staff

By LJ Dawson, Kaiser Health News Annissa Holland should be excited her son is coming home from prison after four long years of incarceration. Instead, she’s r.... Read More