Paul Govern

Study tallies reports of unprofessional behavior among physicians

Reports from 193 hospitals were analyzed. It turns out that surgeons draw the most complaints.

Fei Ye, PhD, MSPH

Fei Ye selected as a fellow of the American Statistical Association

Fei Ye is the first woman among VUMC’s Biostatistics faculty to be selected as an ASA fellow. She’ll be among 47 new ASA fellows inducted in August at the Joint Statistical Meetings.

Videoconference series supports early detection, care of dementia

For health care professionals from across the region, starting June 27, the Vanderbilt Memory and Alzheimer’s Center will offer a series of free videoconferences for discussion of cases and learning from peers.

NIH awards $4.2 million for AI patient assessment

Tkaczyk and collaborators will assemble a database of more than 11,000 photographs and associated clinical information from diverse patient populations at five centers: Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center, Mayo Clinic, NIH, University of Pennsylvania and VUMC.

Clinician accountability program from VUMC associated with large savings

A program run by Vanderbilt University Medical Center that provides peer feedback to high-risk clinicians was associated with a significant decrease in malpractice claims costs at a large orthopaedic surgery practice, according to a recent study.

Duke University’s Keynote speaker Hayden Bosworth, PhD, MS, was the keynote speaker at the symposium. (photo by Donn Jones)

Symposium highlights implementation research in learning health systems

On May 14, two groups at Vanderbilt University Medical Center — the Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research and the Center for Learning Healthcare — together hosted the Vanderbilt Symposium on Implementation Research in the Learning Health System.

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