Office of Graduate Medical Education

Thank a Resident and Fellow Day is Feb. 23

Friday, Feb. 23, is Thank a Resident Day, an annual opportunity to celebrate these physicians in training at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

VUSM resident Carolina Gomez Grimaldo, MD, demonstrates how to suture for Metro Nashville Public Schools students during a recent event where residents, fellows and medical students talked about why and how they chose to become physicians.

Event for MNPS students shares reasons to pursue medicine

More than 200 high school students at four Metro Nashville Public Schools recently participated in hands-on activities and listened to a diverse group of Vanderbilt residents, fellows and medical students talk about why and how they chose to become physicians.

VUMC’s surgical education program lauded by ACS

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been accredited as a Comprehensive Accredited Education Institute (AEI) by the American College of Surgeons (ACS).

Kyla Terhune, MD, MBA

Terhune named to senior GME leadership role

Kyla Terhune, MD, MBA, associate professor Surgery and director of the Surgery Residency Training Program in the Section of Surgical Sciences, has been named Vice President for Educational Affairs for Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Her appointment is effective July 1.

Brady to Succeed Miller as Senior Associate Dean and EVP for Educational Affairs

After more than three decades of service to Vanderbilt, Bonnie Miller, MD, MMHC, Senior Associate Dean for Health Sciences Education at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) and Executive Vice-President for Educational Affairs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has decided to retire from her leadership positions on July 1, 2019.

GME reunion

Former Vanderbilt University School of Medicine associate deans of Graduate Medical Education (GME) Fred Kirchner Jr., MD, (1988-2007), left, and Dennis Wentz, MD, who was the first associate dean for GME (1978-88), right, recently reunited with current senior associate dean Donald Brady, MD, who took the helm in 2008.