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Medical Scholars Program sees success

Aug. 7, 2014—Applicants to the Vanderbilt Medical Scholars Program, a yearlong, in-depth research experience, have been successful in obtaining both internal and external research funding this year.

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VUMC resident physicians lead ‘Choosing Wisely’ initiative to reduce repetitive lab tests

Aug. 1, 2014—A Vanderbilt University Medical Center initiative being led by teams of resident physicians is reducing repetitive lab tests and making a visible impact on health care delivery.

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White coats a fine fit for incoming medical students

Jul. 30, 2014—The White Coat Ceremony held at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine that recognizes first-year medical students’ transition from college to professional school serves as a rite of passage and carries a powerful symbolism.

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VU students land scholarships from LGBTQ foundation

Jul. 17, 2014—Two Vanderbilt students — Ishan Asokan and Kale Edmiston — have been named to the 2014 Class of Point Foundation Scholars.

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VUSM team seeks to hone in on health care ‘hot spots’

Jun. 26, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine is fielding one of 10 teams of students selected to participate in a project aimed at identifying the most frequent users of health care.

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Vanderbilt’s Continuing Medical Education efforts lauded

Jun. 19, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Division of Continuing Medical Education (CME) has received an Accreditation with Commendation from the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The designation is awarded to providers of continuing medical education that demonstrate compliance in all accreditation criteria and policies, with particular emphasis on becoming engaged in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives. “This...

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VUMC’s Perri honored by American Liver Foundation

Jun. 5, 2014—Roman Perri, M.D., medical director of the Liver Transplant program at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named the Tennessee Hepatologist of the Year by the American Liver Foundation (ALF).

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Human Relations Award recognizes Boehm’s advocacy efforts

Jun. 5, 2014—Frank Boehm, M.D., professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, was honored with a 2014 Human Relations Award during the recent 43rd Annual Human Relations Award Dinner held at Loews Vanderbilt Plaza.

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VUSM teaching award renamed to honor Billings

May. 22, 2014—Since 2003, the CANDLE Award has been presented to clinicians who make a significant impact on the education of students at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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VUSM clinical care course lands award

May. 15, 2014—The Continuity Clinical Experience (CCX), an initiative of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Curriculum 2.0, was recently selected as the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Clinical Care Challenge winner.

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School of Medicine graduates ready to make positive impact

May. 15, 2014—At last week’s Commencement, the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Class of 2014 was charged with focusing on developing relationships with their patients and stepping up as leaders in their profession while making a positive impact in health care.

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Academic Pediatric Association honors VUMC’s Walls

May. 8, 2014—Morgan Walls, M.D., a second-year resident in Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named an Academic Pediatric Association (APA) New Century Scholar.

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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