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Author: Kathy Whitney

Vanderbilt mourns loss of physician-scientist van Eys

Sep. 26, 2022—Jan van Eys, MD, PhD, clinical professor of Pediatrics, emeritus, died Sept. 24.

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Medical student’s life saved by quick action of classmates

Sep. 22, 2022—Daniel Ragheb's Vanderbilt University School of Medicine classmates came to his rescue after Ragheb experienced sudden cardiac arrest while the group was playing basketball.

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Volunteers step up to help after Kentucky floods

Aug. 18, 2022—Volunteers from Vanderbilt's Shade Tree Clinic and the REMEDY organization stepped up to help residents in Kentucky following the devastating floods there.

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White Coat Ceremony marks start of medical school journey

Jul. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine welcomed 96 first-year students on Friday, July 22, during its annual White Coat Ceremony.

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Buckley named director of Medical Innovators Development Program

Jun. 13, 2022—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Medical Innovators Development Program (MIDP), which trains candidates through a four-year, innovation-centered MD curriculum, has been revised to grow the program in both enrollment and scope. The program also has a new director in Ryan Buckley, MD. Buckley, assistant professor of Clinical Medicine in the Section of Hospital Medicine, will take the helm from founding director Reed Omary, MD, MS, on July 1.

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VUMC to participate in AMA effort to advance equitable quality & safety in patient care

May. 23, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in a learning network designed to help hospital systems apply an equity lens to all aspects of quality and safety practices – with a goal of improving health outcomes for historically marginalized populations.

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Drake, Freedman, Peebles elected AAP members

Apr. 21, 2022—Vanderbilt's Wonder Drake, MD, Jane Freedman, MD, and Stokes Peebles, MD, have been elected to membership in the Association of American Physicians (AAP), one of the nation’s most respected medical honor societies.

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Stevenson to serve as co-chair of MD Admissions Committee

Apr. 14, 2022—David Stevenson, PhD, will become co-chair of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s MD Admissions Committee on July .

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Students tap Splittgerber to receive Shovel Award for outstanding teaching

Apr. 14, 2022—Ryan Splittgerber, PhD, received the Shovel Award at this year's Cadaver Ball for his impact on the medical education of the fourth-year students.

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Moore receives continuing medical education service award

Mar. 17, 2022—Vanderbilt's Don Moore, PhD, has received the Distinguished Service in Continuing Medical Education Award from the Society for Academic Continuing Medical Education.

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VUMC mourns loss of former Psychopharmacology director Ban

Feb. 28, 2022—Thomas Arthur Ban, MD, emeritus professor of Psychiatry and former director of Vanderbilt's Division of Psychopharmacology, died Feb. 4. He was 92.

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Day celebrates many contributions of residents, fellows

Feb. 23, 2022—Friday, Feb. 25, is Thank a Resident Day, an annual opportunity to celebrate Vanderbilt's physicians in training.

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