Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK lecture celebrates values of diversity, inclusion

André Churchwell, MD, greeted those gathered in Light Hall for Monday’s Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture with a reminder that his father, Robert, gave the first such lecture at Vanderbilt 17 years ago.

Martin Luther King Jr. Morning Tribute features choir, calls for unity, Churchwell solo on “Go Down, Moses.”

“This is an important day in the context of what’s going on in our country,” said André Churchwell, MD, chief diversity officer for VUMC.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Nominate faculty and staff for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award

The annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 15, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing or Vanderbilt University Medical Center who emulates the principles of King through their work.

MLK lecturer sees teamwork as crucial to health care diversity

David Gordon, M.D., dean of the University of Akron College of Health Professions, gave the 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture on Monday at Vanderbilt, touching on the theme of teamwork as it relates to health care diversity.

MLK lecturer highlights the power of perseverance

As a child in Africa, Rita Adeniran, DNP, R.N., had never heard of Martin Luther King Jr.

Lecture honors King’s message of hope, unity

Vanderbilt University Medical Center staff, faculty, students and guests packed 208 Light Hall Monday to honor the life and legacy of the late Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr.

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