The visit was the first time a group of Ukrainian oncologists came to VUMC to learn about cancer research and care.

Ukrainian oncologists visit Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center

A group of Ukrainian oncologists recently visited Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center where they toured research labs, observed tumor board meetings, met with several Vanderbilt oncologists, and attended the 23rd Annual Retreat for Cancer Biology.

The Ukrainian medical team included, from left, Serhii Sudakevych, MD, Borys Todurov, MD, Igor Kuzmych, MD, Sofia Chaikovska, MD, and Mykola Melnyk, MD. (photo by Erin O. Smith)

Ukrainian doctors again visit VUMC to observe organ transplants and protocols

For the second year, a delegation of doctors from Ukraine recently visited Vanderbilt University Medical Center to observe organ transplants and protocols.

Doctoral students recently provided free vestibular testing and treatment to Ukrainian refugees.

Restoring balance

Doctoral students recently traveled to Krakow, Poland to provide free vestibular testing and treatment to 53 Ukrainian refugees experiencing dizziness and imbalance.

Visiting Ukrainian surgeons review the transplant schedule with Dawn Eck, ACNP-BC, MMHC, NEA-BC.

Ukrainian surgeons visit VUMC to observe transplant protocols

A group of doctors from Ukraine recently visited Vanderbilt to observe transplants and protocols as part of an initiative to establish a lung transplant program and improve heart transplantation in the war-torn country.

Kathleen Gallagher is a surgical resident and former combat medic. She traveled to Ukraine to help train emergency response teams.

“With my background in combat medicine, it felt like there was something I could actually do to help.”

Supplies donated by VUMC arrive in Poland, on way to Ukraine

The medical equipment and pharmaceuticals were donated by VUMC at the request of the Ukrainian Ministry of Health