medical student Archives
Shade Tree Trot set to raise funds for student-run clinic
Feb. 26, 2020—The 12th annual Shade Tree Trot, presented by Messer Construction and Synovus Bank, is set for Saturday, April 18, at 9 a.m. on the Vanderbilt campus.
Dinner and auction set to raise funds for Shade Tree Clinic
Jan. 29, 2020—The 8th Annual Shade Tree Clinic Benefit Dinner & Silent Auction will take place Thursday, Feb. 20, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. in the Student Life Center on Vanderbilt University’s campus.
Katie Cox Johnson, co-founder of Shade Tree Clinic, mourned
Sep. 18, 2019—Katie Cox Johnson, co-founder of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Shade Tree Clinic, died Sept. 11. She was 38.
Ceremony welcomes new School of Medicine students
Aug. 1, 2019—A new year means a new white coat for first-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students.
Medical student lands fellowship to study ethics, discipline
May. 2, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Didi Odinkemelu is one of 14 medical students chosen for the 2019 Medical Program of the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program in Germany and Poland this summer, which uses the conduct of physicians in Nazi-occupied Europe as a way to reflect on medical ethics today.
Shade Tree Trot 2019
Apr. 25, 2019—The 11th annual Shade Tree Trot, presented by Messer Construction and Carrabba’s, was held April 20 on the Vanderbilt campus.
Project seeks to ease confusion about advance directives
Mar. 21, 2019—While Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Jon Alverio was on rotation with the Vanderbilt Health Palliative Care team, he witnessed the confusion patients often have as they try to complete an advance directive for health care, and he decided to do something about it.
Event reveals next stop on students’ medical journeys
Mar. 21, 2019—Match Day is the crowning moment of the National Resident Match Program, which matches thousands of medical students with residency programs at medical centers and hospitals across the country. On March 15, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Match Day ceremony was one for the books.
Inaugural SCRIPS symposium set for March 21
Mar. 15, 2019—The inaugural SCRIPS symposium — Supporting Careers in Research for Interventional Physicians and Surgeons — will be held from 1-4 p.m. March 21 in 202 Light Hall.
Annual Shade Tree Trot set to raise funds for student-run clinics
Mar. 7, 2019—The 11th annual Shade Tree Trot, presented by Messer Construction and Carrabba’s, is set for Saturday, April 20, at 9 a.m. on the Vanderbilt campus.
MVA summit seeks to bring more black men into health professions
Oct. 11, 2018—Encouragement, resilience and passion were the key messages at the recent Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance (MVA) summit for black men interested in health professions titled “Navigating the Pre-Health Path.”
New equipment expands Shade Tree’s ophthalmology services
Sep. 27, 2018—It’s been five years since the Shade Tree Clinic incorporated ophthalmology services into its student-run health clinic.