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Marnett stepping down as dean of VUSM Basic Sciences

Oct. 12, 2021—Lawrence Marnett, PhD, who has served as dean of Vanderbilt University’s School of Medicine Basic Sciences since its creation in 2016, will step down as dean effective June 30, 2022.

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Pandemic spurs expansion of surgical care for underserved

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.

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Noted clinician, educator Lefkowitz mourned

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.

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Woodall named Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Affairs director

Sep. 30, 2021—Sarah Creekmore Woodall has been named director of Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Affairs.

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VUSM mourns loss of medical student

Sep. 16, 2021—Students and faculty of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) were informed last night about the death of classmate Zachary Scott Jones.

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Educational journey begins for incoming VUSM students

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.

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Racial Equity Task Force releases initial recommendations

Jun. 21, 2021—The Racial Equity Taskforce created by Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine last summer has released 62 primary recommendations and 152 sub-recommendations around eight themes.

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Savoie appointed faculty adviser of VUSM Honor Council

Jun. 17, 2021—Brent Savoie, MD, JD, associate professor of Radiology and Radiological Sciences, has been appointed faculty adviser of the Honor Council of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM).

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Wilkins named Senior Vice President and Senior Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence

Jun. 17, 2021—Consuelo Wilkins, MD, MSCI, Vice President for Health Equity for Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) and Associate Dean for Health Equity for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) has been named Senior Vice President for Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence for VUMC and Senior Associate Dean for Health Equity and Inclusive Excellence for VUSM.

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Ceremonies honor 2021 graduates

May. 19, 2021—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, School of Nursing and Graduate School held Commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 15, for the Class of 2021.

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Goode, Hine receive 2021 Geoffrey David Chazen Faculty Award for Innovation in Medical Education

May. 17, 2021—Rachel Goode, MD, and Jeffrey Hine, MD, are the recipients of the 2021 Geoffrey David Chazen Faculty Award for Innovation in Medical Education.

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Faculty Awards honor teaching, research, clinical excellence

May. 6, 2021—The 2021 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Faculty Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Outstanding Contributions to Research and Extraordinary Performance of Clinical Service were presented April 30 during the annual spring faculty meeting, held virtually this year via Zoom.

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