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VUSM faculty honored with emerita or emeritus status

Vanderbilt University recently honored several faculty members for their years of service and bestowed on them the title of emeritus or emerita faculty. Among them were 15 from the School of Medicine.

Number of minority trainees on rise, but not minority faculty

Vanderbilt investigators examined the entire training pathway of potential biomedical research faculty and found two key points of loss: during undergraduate education and in transition from postdoctoral fellowship to tenure-track faculty.

Forum highlights innovative approaches to bolstering biomedical research

How can we — together — make research at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) better and stronger?

Vanderbilt earns top rankings, including a No. 1, for successful minority recruitment in master’s and Ph.D. programs

“Diverse: Issues In Higher Education” has ranked Vanderbilt University No. 1 in the country for the number of doctoral degrees awarded to African Americans in the biological and biomedical sciences.

Program helps Ph.D. students find non-academic careers

In 2013, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) received one of 10 grants from the National Institutes of Health called BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) to help train scientists for a variety of diverse careers.

‘Simple Beginnings’ ceremony welcomes doctoral students

Vanderbilt University welcomed 97 new doctoral students on Sept. 4 during the sixth annual “Simple Beginnings” ceremony in a Light Hall lecture room packed with family members and other well-wishers.