Jill Gilbert

Clair, Gilbert appointed as vice chairs of Medicine

Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD, chair of the Department of Medicine, has announced the appointment of two longtime Vanderbilt faculty members to newly created vice chair roles in the department.

As an ICU doctor, Geoffrey Fleming cared for many children who were dying. Now facing death himself, he applies the wisdom he learned from those children.

“Sometimes as providers, all we have to do is be brave and ask ourselves, ‘Is this about me, or is this about the patient?’”

Endowed fellowships help create personal connections

When former Nashvillian Carol O’Hare speaks about a specific group of physicians at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center (VICC), her voice softens, and she refers to them affectionately as “my fellows.”