Author: Jessica Pasley
Aug. 14, 2014—Laura Wayman, M.D., associate professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, has been awarded the 2014 Straatsma Award for Excellence in Resident Education.
Aug. 14, 2014—Personalized medicine — the effort to tailor health care to individual patients’ needs, genetic profiles and circumstances — is a well-established concept at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
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.
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.
Jul. 17, 2014—Two Vanderbilt students — Ishan Asokan and Kale Edmiston — have been named to the 2014 Class of Point Foundation Scholars.
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.
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...
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.