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.

Dewey receives gender equity honor from American College of Physicians

Vanderbilt’s Charlene Dewey, MD, MEd, was recently honored by the American College of Physicians as part of that organization’s observance of September as Women in Medicine Month.

Participants in Radiology’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week events were, from left, Marques Bradshaw, MD, MSCR, Lucy Spalluto, MD, MPH, Karen Winkfield, MD, PhD, Andrea Birch, MD, Virginia Planz, MD, and Reed Omary, MD, MS. (Photo taken prior to revised masking guidelines.)

Radiology Hosts DEI Week, Announces $1 Million Endowment

The Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences recently hosted its inaugural Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) Week, featuring in-person and livestreamed presentations and panel discussions focused on the relationship between medicine and DEI. Leaders from Vanderbilt University, Yale University, the University of Cincinnati, the University of Maryland and several other health care systems led the nuanced discussions.

Members of the United Voices of Vanderbilt choir sang at the Memorial Day 2018 flag-raising ceremony at VUMC, an event hosted by VUMC veterans.

Employee Resource Groups provide vital connection, support

As part of an ongoing commitment to foster inclusion and celebrate diversity at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, two new Employee Resource Groups have recently been formed, bringing the total to six.