american medical association Archives
VUMC to participate in AMA effort to advance equitable quality & safety in patient care
May. 23, 2022—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.
AMA grant to enhance resident training across nation
Jun. 6, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is one of eight award recipients that will receive funding from the American Medical Association (AMA) as part of its new Reimagining Residency initiative.
Asia’s diabetes epidemic preferentially kills women, the middle-aged: study
Apr. 22, 2019—Diabetes has reached epidemic proportions in Asia and has dramatically increased the risk of premature death, especially among women and middle-aged people, a multinational study led by Vanderbilt University researchers has found.
Ehrenfeld named secretary of AMA’s board of trustees
Jun. 22, 2017—Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery, Biomedical Informatics and Health Policy, was named secretary of the American Medical Association (AMA) board of trustees for 2017-2018 following elections held during the Annual Meeting of the AMA House of Delegates.
VUSM students’ education proposal lands AMA prize
Mar. 10, 2016—Two Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) students were awarded the prize for the best proposal on how to transform medical education during the American Medical Association (AMA) Spring 2016 Consortium Meeting this week.
Spalluto lands grant from AMA Women Physicians Section
Oct. 8, 2015—Vanderbilt’s Lucy Spalluto, M.D., assistant professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, was recently named to receive a 2015 Joan F. Giambalvo Fund for the Advancement of Women research grant from the American Medical Association Women Physicians Section.
VUSM student receives AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Award
Jun. 25, 2015—The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation and the AMA Minority Affairs Section recently named Dagoberto Ordonez, a second-year medical student at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, a 2015 AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Award recipient.
AMA meeting set to explore medical education’s evolution
Sep. 18, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center will host representatives from the country’s leading medical schools next week to discuss one of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) top initiatives — accelerating change in medical education.
Ehrenfeld elected to AMA Board of Trustees
Jun. 19, 2014—Vanderbilt’s Jesse Ehrenfeld, M.D., MPH, associate professor of Anesthesiology, Surgery and Biomedical Informatics, has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association (AMA). Ehrenfeld will serve as the Board of Trustees young physician representative. He is the speaker of the Massachusetts Medical Society, a member of the AMA Young Physicians Section...
Student appointed to AMA education committee
Mar. 20, 2014—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Jake DeVolder has been appointed the American Medical Association (AMA) student member of the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME).
VUSM student lands Physicians of Tomorrow Award from AMA
Oct. 3, 2013—Michele Luhm Vigor, a member of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Class of 2014, has been selected by the American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation to receive a Physicians of Tomorrow Award.
AMA awards $1 million to Vanderbilt to help transform medical education
Jun. 14, 2013—The American Medical Association (AMA) has selected Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to receive a $1 million grant as one of the nation’s 11 top medical schools transforming medical education.