Virtual tours boost Otolaryngology resident recruiting
Feb. 17, 2022—When the pandemic began, Vanderbilt's Amy Whigham, MD, MS-HPEd, developed a plan to turn the Department of Otolaryngology's medical student education and residency recruitment efforts into a virtual experience.
Welcoming residents, fellows creates new challenges
Jun. 17, 2020—Throughout June Vanderbilt University Medical Center is welcoming 330 new residents and fellows, and onboarding the physicians-in-training looks a bit different this year.
Jacobs’ funding gift expands support for surgical residents
May. 2, 2019—Exactly 88 years from the day he was born at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, J. Kenneth Jacobs, MD, professor of Surgery, emeritus, returned to the institution to present a financial gift to the Section of Surgical Sciences to support the future education and research efforts of surgical residents.
Study explores accuracy of residency applications
Apr. 26, 2018—The misrepresentation of scholarly work among residency applicants has been documented for decades, said Louise Mawn, MD, professor of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
Urological Surgery resident lands new health policy fellowship
Dec. 11, 2014—A Urological Surgery resident at Vanderbilt University Medical Center was recently named the recipient of a new fellowship aimed at training urologists in health policy.
New tool helps track residents’ progress
Jan. 16, 2014—Dramatic changes are coming to the way resident physicians in all medical specialties are evaluated as they advance through training. Faculty with the Department of Anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) have developed an automated tool to help more accurately assess residents’ performance as they meet educational goals and ultimately become better doctors.