Consuelo Wilkins Archives
Oct. 27, 2022—The 21st annual Levi Watkins Jr. MD Lecture recognized the contributions of several Vanderbilt faculty, trainees and students who have made contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.
Oct. 3, 2022—Fewer Black, Hispanic and Asian patients meet biomarker qualifications for landmark treatments that may slow the progression of Alzheimer’s disease by targeting amyloid plaques, according to new findings published in JAMA Neurology.
Sep. 22, 2022—Wesley Self, MD, MPH, a physician-scientist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named co-principal investigator (co-PI) of Vanderbilt’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA).
Sep. 2, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center's Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Climate Survey opens to the VUMC Community Sept. 13, and is the latest step toward cultivating an inclusive, respectful VUMC environment.
Aug. 12, 2022—Growth across both Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the communities it serves spotlights the need to bolster collaboration and communication to efficiently provide care to patients and ensure well-being of the workforce, Medical Center leaders said during streaming of the August 2022 Leadership Assembly.
Jul. 25, 2022—Martin Luther King Jr. Day will be recognized as an official institutional holiday at Vanderbilt University Medical Center beginning Monday, Jan. 16, 2023.
VUMC partners with Yale and Morehouse Schools of Medicine, industry organizations to increase diversity in clinical trials
Jul. 21, 2022—Vanderbilt is partnering with Yale School of Medicine, Morehouse School of Medicine and the Research Centers in Minority Institutions Coordinating Center at the Morehouse School of Medicine in an initiative aimed at increasing diversity in clinical trials and addressing systemic barriers to participation by communities of color.
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.
May. 4, 2022—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.
Apr. 6, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has competed successfully for a third renewal of its Clinical and Translational Science Award by the National Institutes of Health.
Mar. 14, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Department of Medicine has announced a $1 million endowment dedicated to the department’s efforts in diversity and inclusion.