School of Medicine Archives
Brady named Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs
Nov. 1, 2022—Donald Brady, MD, has been appointed to an expanded oversight role of Executive Vice Dean for Academic Affairs for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Jahangir shares COVID lessons at Reunion Weekend
Oct. 13, 2022—by Bill Snyder As head of Metro Nashville’s COVID-19 Task Force during the height of the pandemic, Vanderbilt orthopaedic trauma surgeon Alex Jahangir, MD, MMHC, witnessed a wide swing of human emotions. Mask mandates, designed to curb the spread of the virus, were met with resistance and outright hostility. Yet many Nashvillians quietly went out...
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.
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
May. 18, 2022—Vanderbilt University's Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Graduate School held Commencement ceremonies May 13.