medical student Archives
Sep. 22, 2022—Daniel Ragheb's Vanderbilt University School of Medicine classmates came to his rescue after Ragheb experienced sudden cardiac arrest while the group was playing basketball.
Jul. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine welcomed 96 first-year students on Friday, July 22, during its annual White Coat Ceremony.
Apr. 28, 2022—More than 200 high school students at four Metro Nashville Public Schools recently participated in hands-on activities and listened to a diverse group of Vanderbilt residents, fellows and medical students talk about why and how they chose to become physicians.
Apr. 21, 2022—Seventy-five percent of participants in a diabetes prevention program run by medical students lost at least 5% of their body weight, and many participants also reported less pain and an overall improved quality of life.
Apr. 14, 2022—Ryan Splittgerber, PhD, received the Shovel Award at this year's Cadaver Ball for his impact on the medical education of the fourth-year students.
Nov. 18, 2021—A new resource at Vanderbilt is helping medical students, residents and even long-standing medical faculty to enhance their palliative care skills.
Oct. 7, 2021—When the COVID-19 pandemic shut down international travel necessary for overseas medical initiatives, Vanderbilt's Rondi Kauffmann, MD, MPH, began brainstorming ways to extend surgical care to those in need much closer to home.
Sep. 30, 2021—Lewis Lefkowitz, MD, professor of Preventive Medicine, emeritus, whose dedication to health equity and underserved communities helped thousands of patients and influenced generations of Vanderbilt medical students, died Sept. 26. He was 90.
Sep. 9, 2021—Vanderbilt’s Janice Law, MD, has been named to receive the Award for Excellence in Medical Student Education from the Association of University Professors of Ophthalmology (AUPO)/American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO).
Jul. 28, 2021—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine officially welcomed 96 first-year students to its ranks with its annual White Coat ceremony, held July 23.
Apr. 1, 2021—Through a Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student-led effort, Dixie Place, the city street that runs between the Medical Center’s Central Garage and the Oxford House building on 21st Avenue South, is being renamed Vivien Thomas Way.