Andre Churchwell Archives
Churchwell named a ‘Top Diversity’ leader by Modern Healthcare
Oct. 15, 2022—Vanderbilt's André Churchwell, MD, is recognized as a national diversity leader by Modern Healthcare.
Churchwell, Creech, Wilkins among NBJ award winners
Aug. 18, 2021—Three leaders of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community are among the winners of the Nashville Business Journal’s 2021 Health Care Innovation awards.
Churchwell looking forward to transition, new challenges
May. 19, 2021—André Churchwell, MD, has worn many hats — literally and figuratively — during his 30-year association with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Churchwell to focus on VU diversity roles
May. 6, 2021—André Churchwell, MD, the Levi Watkins Jr. MD Professor, professor of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Radiology and Radiologic Sciences, senior associate dean for Diversity Affairs and Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Chief Diversity Officer, will step down from his administrative roles as Chief Diversity Officer and senior associate dean for Diversity Affairs for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) on June 30.
Murfreesboro heart clinic reveals power of diversity
Mar. 10, 2021—In suburban Murfreesboro, just a short drive off Interstate 24, is one of the most diverse practices and clinics in Vanderbilt Health.
Lecture highlights academic medicine’s role in racial justice
Jan. 20, 2021—On Monday, Jan. 18, Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine and School of Nursing hosted the 20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture.
Kevin Churchwell named Boston Children’s Hospital CEO
Oct. 22, 2020—Kevin Churchwell, MD, former chief executive officer of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been named CEO of Boston Children’s Hospital, effective March 31, 2021.
Adaptability, masks, diversity and more takeaways from Leadership Assembly
Aug. 13, 2020—People are the engine that’s kept Vanderbilt University Medical Center moving forward — and setting the tone for the region on best pandemic mitigation practices — leaders said in a virtual Leadership Assembly, a new channel that is itself reflective of life and work in the pandemic era.
Keith Churchwell, MD, appointed president of Yale New Haven Hospital
Aug. 4, 2020—Former Vanderbilt cardiology leader Keith Churchwell, MD, has been appointed president of Yale New Haven Hospital (YNHH) in Connecticut.
Panel continues conversation on racism, encourages speaking up
Jun. 30, 2020—By Bill Snyder One month after George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis while in police custody, the conversation about racism and the impact of Floyd’s death continues at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). Adding to a growing number of town halls, departmental forums and small group meetings, a second virtual, enterprise-wide panel discussion was held...
Second forum on diversity and inclusion to be held June 23
Jun. 17, 2020—The next virtual forum on diversity and inclusion for the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community will be held from 9-10 a.m. Tuesday, June 23.
Online forum on diversity and inclusion attracts more than 750 from VUMC community
Jun. 11, 2020—Led by André Churchwell, MD, Vice Chancellor of Equity, Diversity and Inclusion at Vanderbilt University and Chief Diversity Officer at VUMC, the hour-long conversation, spurred by the nation grappling with the death of George Floyd and other black Americans, was meant to encourage members of the VUMC community to discuss racism and unconscious bias, and offer an opportunity to support and engage with each other during this particularly difficult time.