Michael Fowler

VUMC mourns loss of dedicated clinician, teacher Fowler

Vanderbilt’s Michael Fowler, MD, associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, a celebrated Master Clinical Teacher, and co-medical director of the Shade Tree Clinic, died Feb. 20. He was 49.

Fourth-year VUSM student Emily Long assists Paul Epstein, MD, as he conducts telehealth visits with patients of the Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Clinic.

VUSM students help patients, clinicians with telehealth

When in-person visits to Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Clinic needed to be quickly converted to telehealth appointments in response to COVID-19, a novel solution was hatched to bring both clinicians and patients up to speed on videoconferencing.

Faculty meeting recognizes excellence in education, research and clinical service

During Wednesday’s Spring Faculty Meeting, Jeff Balser, M.D., Ph.D., dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center, highlighted the medical school’s rising stature among the country’s top-tier institutions.

Gifts highlight strong, lasting bonds between patients and healers

Sometimes saying thank you just isn’t enough.