Department of Medicine Archives
Nov. 7, 2019—Michelle Griffith, MD, recently received an award for her work building networks for and advocacy of telehealth.
Nov. 7, 2019—Travis Osterman, DO, MS, has been awarded a Microsoft Investigator Fellowship.
Nov. 7, 2019—VUIMC will be the first in the state to offer a minimally invasive, non-surgical alternative for patients with emphysema.
Oct. 31, 2019—Interventions that impact the timing of recovery following acute injury may improve future outcomes for patients.
Oct. 31, 2019—Short of mandating universal diabetes treatment, regular exercise and low-calorie diets, little can be done to stem the rising tide of kidney failure — unless scientists can figure out why exactly the kidney’s filtration units, the glomeruli, stop working.
Oct. 30, 2019—Howard Fuchs, MD, professor of Medicine, Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, died unexpectedly Oct. 28. He was 64.
Oct. 24, 2019—Thomas Wang, MD, director of Cardiovascular Medicine at VUMC, has been appointed chair of Internal Medicine at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas, effective February 2020.
Oct. 17, 2019—A program in the Medical Intensive Care Unit has successfully removed penicillin allergy labels from more than 45 inpatients at high risk to receive antibiotics, but whose penicillin allergies were low risk.
Oct. 17, 2019—Nancy Brown, MD, chair of Vanderbilt’s Department of Medicine, was recently elected a Master of the American College of Physicians.