Black History Month

Rounds: “Simply Unfinished:” Our path to vaccination

Martin Luther King Jr. Day begins with spirituals, calls for unity, Churchwell solo on “Abraham, Martin and John”

Featured speaker Jeffrey Upperman, MD, recalls lessons of his parents and urges “pick big problems to attack.”

Black History Month inspires VUMC dermatologist Aleta Simmons’ office door makeover

Adorning the figure’s shoulders, Simmons has placed photos of friends and colleagues in her network of African-American female physicians.

Martin Luther King Jr. Morning Tribute features voices raised in song and calls for unity and justice

The United Voices of Vanderbilt choir sang “Battle Hymn of the Republic” and André Churchwell soloed on “Abraham, Martin and John.”

Hidden Figure

In 1964, with little fanfare, Harold Jordan, MD, became the first African-American resident physician at Vanderbilt. Looking back to that time, he recalls the support of his colleagues and the challenges he faced.