Vanderbilt Antimicrobial Stewardship Program personnel include (front row, from left) Chelsea Gorsline, MD, Sophie Katz, MD, Gowri Satyanarayana, MD. Not pictured, Ritu Banerjee, MD, PhD, Jessica Gillon, PharmD, (back row, from left) Milner Staub, MD, George Nelson, MD, Ben Ereshefsky, PharmD, and Jeff Frieberg, MD, PhD.

VUMC recognized for antimicrobial drug stewardship efforts

Program seeks to optimize appropriate use of antibiotics

Relying on a core team of physicians and pharmacists, the Vanderbilt Antimicrobial Stewardship Program (VASP) is seeking to ensure optimum use of antibiotics and other antimicrobial drugs at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC).