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Medical student’s life saved by quick action of classmates

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.

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New high-tech biobank safeguards critical specimens

Aug. 25, 2022—by Bill Snyder Vanderbilt University Medical Center has opened a state-of-the-art automated biobanking system that can store as many as 10 million biospecimens, including blood and body fluids, tissue, and genetic and protein material, at temperatures down to minus 80 degrees Celsius. The “BioStore” was purchased from its manufacturer, Massachusetts-based Azenta Life Sciences, with the...

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White Coat Ceremony marks start of medical school journey

Jul. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine welcomed 96 first-year students on Friday, July 22, during its annual White Coat Ceremony.

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Davidson named to receive the Geoffrey David Chazen Faculty Award for Innovation in Medical Education

Jun. 30, 2022—The Academy for Excellence in Education is pleased to announce Mario Davidson, PhD, is the recipient of the 2022 Geoffrey David Chazen Faculty Award for Innovation in Medical Education.

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Vanderbilt Academy for Excellence in Education elects 26 new members

Jun. 30, 2022—The Academy for Excellence in Education has elected the following 26 new members for 2022.

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Vanderbilt University School of Medicine names renowned scholar Kuriyan as next dean of Basic Sciences

Jun. 29, 2022—Vanderbilt has named John Kuriyan, PhD, one of the world’s leading structural biologists, as its next dean of the School of Medicine Basic Sciences.

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Insurance claims for gender-affirming therapies have increased, but filling prescriptions without insurance may be more affordable, new study finds

Jun. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt researchers found that both gender dysphoria diagnoses and use of gender therapies have increased substantially between 2013 and 2019.

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Nominations sought for Academy for Excellence in Clinical Medicine

Jun. 27, 2022—Nominations are now open for Vanderbilt University School of Medicines Academy for Excellence in Clinical Medicine.

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Chancellor Faculty Fellows announced

Jun. 15, 2022—Several highly accomplished, recently tenured faculty from a wide variety of disciplines and areas of expertise have been selected for the 2022 cohort of Chancellor Faculty Fellows.

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Commencement 2022

May. 18, 2022—Vanderbilt University's Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Graduate School held Commencement ceremonies May 13.

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Faculty awards honor teaching, clinical, research excellence

May. 5, 2022—The 2022 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine Academic Enterprise Awards for Excellence in Teaching, Extraordinary Performance of Clinical Service, and Outstanding Contributions to Research were presented April 29 during the annual spring faculty meeting.

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Event for MNPS students shares reasons to pursue medicine

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.

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