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Data science training program lands AAMC education award

Sep. 12, 2019—A course that provides biomedical scientists-in-training at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine with the essentials of data science has won second place in the 2019 Innovations in Research and Research Education Award program sponsored by the American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC).

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New BRET course offers introduction to data science

Jun. 21, 2018—Biomedical science trainees at Vanderbilt have a new career exploration option starting this fall — they can get a taste of what it means to be a “data scientist.” The Biomedical Research Education and Training (BRET) Office of Career Development’s ASPIRE Program received a Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) grant to support a new ASPIRE Module...

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Program helps Ph.D. students find non-academic careers

Aug. 18, 2016—In 2013, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) received one of 10 grants from the National Institutes of Health called BEST (Broadening Experiences in Scientific Training) to help train scientists for a variety of diverse careers.

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Biosciences career symposium offers employment tips

Jun. 16, 2016—Don’t worry, there is life — and a good job — at the end of graduate and postdoctoral training. But it won’t drop in your lap. You have to reach out and talk to people.

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Former postdoc managing NIH career training initiative

Feb. 26, 2015—Five months ago D’Anne Duncan, Ph.D., was a third-year postdoctoral fellow in ophthalmology and visual neuroscience at Vanderbilt University. Today she’s program manager of a national consortium that is helping scientists-in-training prepare for today’s broad sweep of career options.

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Career planning workshop for science trainees set

Feb. 12, 2015—A half-day workshop for Vanderbilt University graduate students and postdoctoral research fellows on “building professional relationships” will be held from 12:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 17, at the Student Life Center.

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Grant broadens graduate, postdoc training programs

Sep. 26, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has received a five-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop “bold and innovative approaches to broaden graduate and postdoctoral training.”

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

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