Rachel Forbes

Beatrice Concepcion, MD, left, Kathy Jabs, MD, and Rachel Forbes, MD, MBA, pose at Monday’s event celebrating the 60th anniversary of Vanderbilt’s first kidney transplant.

Kidney Transplant Program celebrates 60th anniversary

The Vanderbilt Transplant Center is celebrating its 60th anniversary of its first kidney transplant, performed on Oct. 3, 1962. Since then, VUMC has performed more than 7,000 kidney transplants, of which Walker was one of the earlier cases.

David Shaffer, MD, and Rachel Forbes, MD

Forbes named new chief of Division of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation

Rachel Forbes, MD, MBA, associate professor of Surgery, has been appointed chief of the Division of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation in the Department of Surgery at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, effective June 1.

Forbes to help lead kidney, pancreas transplant program

Rachel Forbes, MD, MBA, assistant professor of Surgery, has been appointed associate chief of the Division of Kidney and Pancreas Transplantation.

Telemedicine clinic for kidney transplant screening debuts

With the opening of a pre-transplant kidney evaluation clinic in Jackson, Tennessee, the Vanderbilt Transplant Center is joining a range of other clinical programs participating in telemedicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.