diversity and inclusion

Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, discussed results of VUMC’s Culture Survey during the Leadership Assembly.

Supporting ‘Team VUMC’: Leadership Assembly Highlights

Growth across both Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the communities it serves spotlights the need to bolster collaboration and communication to efficiently provide care to patients and ensure well-being of the workforce, Medical Center leaders said during streaming of the August 2022 Leadership Assembly.

PHOTO: Award recipients and presenters gather after Thursday’s State of the Department of Medicine address. From left are Brian Lindman, MD, MSCI, Alexandra Shingina, MD, MHS, Claude Shackelford, MD, Jill Gilbert, MD, Todd Hulgan, MD, MPH, Brian Christman, MD, Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, Ambra Pozzi, PhD, T. Alp Ikizler, MD, Maie El-Sourady, MD, Walter Clair, MD, MPH, and Ana Nobis, MD, MPH. (photo by Susan Urmy)

Inclusivity key to Department of Medicine: Rathmell

Commitment to inclusion, professional development, research, and clinical care was the focus of this year’s State of the Department of Medicine address delivered June 23 by Department of Medicine Chair Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD.

Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, Hugh J. Morgan Professor and chair of the Department of Medicine, left, and Walter Clair, MD, MPH, professor of Medicine and vice chair for Diversity and Inclusion for the Department of Medicine, recently announced a $1 million endowment dedicated to the department’s efforts in diversity and inclusion. (Photo by Susan Urmy)

Department of Medicine announces $1 million endowment to support diversity, inclusion efforts

Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Medicine has announced a $1 million endowment dedicated to the department’s efforts in diversity and inclusion.

MLK lecture explores benefits of maximizing of diversity

Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine and School of Nursing hosted the 21st annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Monday, Jan. 17.

John Sergent, MD, and Marie Griffin, MD, MPH, were recognized for their longtime efforts in support of diversity and inclusion.

Griffin, Sergent honored for their contributions to diversity, inclusion

Marie Griffin, MD, MPH, and John Sergent, MD, were recognized for their contributions to diversity and inclusion during a portrait unveiling ceremony sponsored by the Office of Diversity Affairs.

Churchwell, Creech, Wilkins among NBJ award winners

Three leaders of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community are among the winners of the Nashville Business Journal’s 2021 Health Care Innovation awards.

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