Health Equity

VUMC to participate in AMA effort to advance equitable quality & safety in patient care

Vanderbilt University Medical Center is participating in a learning network designed to help hospital systems apply an equity lens to all aspects of quality and safety practices – with a goal of improving health outcomes for historically marginalized populations.

Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, talks about initiatives underway to ensure that VUMC is an institution that represents diversity, equity and inclusion.

Leadership Assembly: Embarking on a transformational racial equity plan

Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders are launching a transformational effort to foster an inclusive environment to ensure people at all levels of the organization experience a welcoming environment where everyone can thrive.

Care access pathways similar for young Black and white athletes in concussion network

Vanderbilt research found that both Black and white young athletes who suffered concussions while within a sport-related concussion (SRC) clinic referral did not experience health disparities related to their care.

AAMC launches Health Equity Inventory at VUMC

The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) has launched a pilot project with Vanderbilt University Medical Center to develop a cloud-based tool to inventory community-based activities to address health inequities.

VUMC in the news, April 19, 2022

VUMC’s new automated biobanking system can store as many as 10 million biospecimens.

Major grant renewal to provide five more years of support for VICTR

Vanderbilt University Medical Center has competed successfully for a third renewal of its Clinical and Translational Science Award by the National Institutes of Health.

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