March 2012 Issue

Inside the Current Issue


OK, let’s just admit here at the beginning that some of these questions aren’t exactly frequently asked. But asking them (and answering them) here has a purpose. That purpose is about something that is sometimes called “institutional memory.” It’s that set of facts, tales and beliefs that defines any collection of people. The collective more »

Chronology of Major Buildings at VUMC

And you may find yourself standing in the middle of a canyon of medical buildings stretching three city blocks, and you may ask yourself, “How did we get here?” Vanderbilt University Medical Center moved to the main campus in 1925, and has been building ever since. A handy history of the major construction at VUMC since Medical Center North was new. read more »

Who are these people?

Who was Rudolph Light? Or L.C. Langford, Kim Dayani or Bill Wilkerson? This is the place to learn the stories behind the names you see on the buildings around the Medical more »