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Traci Nordberg

Jun. 25, 2012—Traci Nordberg, J.D. Associate Vice Chancellor and Human Resource Officer What are the major changes you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next 10 years? As the nature of our work changes due to expectations by students, patients and others, we will be challenged to gain new skills and tap into abilities...

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The Future is all Around Us

Jun. 25, 2012—A team of writers and reporters from VUMC News and Communications spoke to a selected group of Medical Center leaders about where they think the opportunities and challenges lie in the decade ahead, and the part that all of us play as we move ahead together.

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William Stead

Jun. 25, 2012—William Stead, M.D. Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs; Chief Strategy and Information Officer What are the major changes that you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next 10 years? At high level, I see four significant changes. The first is reconceptualization of the role of the health professions. We’ve been trying to...

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Keith Churchwell

Jun. 25, 2012—Keith Churchwell, M.D. Executive Director and Chief Medical Officer, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute What are the major changes you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next 10 years? We have planted the seeds of change on how technology can have a major impact on how we take care of patients...

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Marilyn Dubree

Jun. 25, 2012—Marilyn Dubree, MSN, RN Executive chief nursing officer What are the major changes you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next 10 years? I think the major changes will be reflected in our innovations for populations of patients, the way that we educate students and the way we work together as teams...

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Wright Pinson

Jun. 25, 2012—Wright Pinson, MBA, M.D. Deputy Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs and CEO of the Vanderbilt Health System What are the major changes that you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next 10 years? The first thing is, there is always a flow of advances that come from our basic research and clinical research...

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Susan Wente

Jun. 25, 2012—Susan Wente. Ph.D. Associate Vice Chancellor for Research What are the major changes you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next 10 years? We will see our physical footprint for research and education missions expand beyond the main campus. We’ll also see continued strengthening in our trans-disciplinary research and education...

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Luke Gregory

Jun. 25, 2012—Luke Gregory, M.A, MHA, MBA CEO, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt What are the major changes you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next 10 years? Over the next decade, we will begin to understand how health reform will affect health care policy, our institution and the development...

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Mary Yarbrough

Jun. 25, 2012—Mary Yarbrough, MPH, M.D. Executive Director, Faculty and Staff Health and Wellness What are the major changes you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next 10 years? I see better health among Vanderbilt faculty and staff, as well as our surrounding community. I think this will come about because there will be greater...

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Colleen Conway-Welch

Jun. 25, 2012—Colleen Conway-Welch, MSN, Ph.D. Dean, School of Nursing What are the major changes you think will come to Vanderbilt and the Medical Center over the next 10 years? I foresee nurses involved in every aspect of Vanderbilt’s future. I think the Medical Center will continue to grow the Advanced Practice Nurse (APN) workforce and further identify how...

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