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VUMC again collaborating to bring nursing education to Metro Schools

Nov. 9, 2023—For the second year, Vanderbilt nurses are collaborating with Metro Nashville Public Schools to mentor high school students to become medical assistants or care partners who have identified a future goal of being a registered nurse.

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Medical Center’s creative problem-solvers inspire others during Strategy Share 2023

Oct. 31, 2023—The ingenuity and enterprising spirit on display at Vanderbilt University Medical Center took center stage last week at Strategy Share 2023, as more than 30  employees presented their problem-solving and innovative solutions.

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André Churchwell receives Modern Healthcare’s Luminary Award for diversity leadership

Oct. 30, 2023—Vanderbilt's André Churchwell, MD, has been recognized as a diversity leader and a recipient of Modern Healthcare’s Luminary Award.

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Levi Watkins Jr. MD Lecture honors contributors to diversity, equity and inclusion

Oct. 27, 2023—The Levi Watkins Jr. MD Lecture honored the first African American to graduate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and recognized the contributions of several Vanderbilt faculty, trainees and students who have made contributions to diversity, equity and inclusion.

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Department of Radiology to host third annual Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Week

Oct. 18, 2023—The Department of Radiology and Radiological Sciences at Vanderbilt is set to host its third annual Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Week Oct. 23-27

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Vanderbilt launches $17 million program to advance diversity of research faculty

Jun. 21, 2023—Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University are launching a $17 million multiyear transformative program with support from the National Institutes of Health to accelerate diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging in the biomedical research community.

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Symposium offers new ways to overcome health disparities

Jun. 14, 2023—Ideas for addressing the disproportionate impact of cancer, diabetes, and gastrointestinal diseases on disadvantaged populations were shared recently during a diversity symposium at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

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Churchwell discusses DEI’s role in medical education

Apr. 27, 2023—Kevin Churchwell, a former CEO of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, recently spoke on the importance of equity, diversity and inclusivity for medical education in the hospital setting.

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Churchwell named to national list of top Black health care leaders

Apr. 5, 2023—Vanderbilt's André Churchwell, MD, has been named to Becker's Hospital Review’s 2023 edition of the “Black health care leaders to know” list.

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Were named to lead DBMI’s diversity initiatives

Feb. 2, 2023—Martin Were, MD, MS, has been named as the inaugural vice chair for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) for the Department of Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt. 

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Watkins Lecture highlights diversity, equity, inclusion efforts

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.

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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.

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