Shade Tree Clinic Archives
Apr. 21, 2022—Seventy-five percent of participants in a diabetes prevention program run by medical students lost at least 5% of their body weight, and many participants also reported less pain and an overall improved quality of life.
Feb. 21, 2022—Vanderbilt's Michael Fowler, MD, associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, a celebrated Master Clinical Teacher, and co-medical director of the Shade Tree Clinic, died Feb. 20. He was 49.
Feb. 3, 2022—Several upcoming events are set to benefit the Shade Tree Clinic, which provides health care to Nashville’s uninsured community and is run by Vanderbilt medical and nursing students.
Jan. 31, 2022—The Vanderbilt University Orchestra will perform a concert on Saturday, Feb. 12, as a fundraiser for the Shade Tree Clinic. The concert will be held in Ingram Hall at the Blair School of Music at 8 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Vanderbilt staff, faculty and employees will be asked to swipe...
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.
Mar. 17, 2021—The annual Shade Tree Trot, a vital and long-standing fundraiser for the Shade Tree Clinic, will be held virtually again this year. The weeklong event is open to the public.
Mar. 2, 2020—In an effort to understand why Shade Tree Clinic patients visit the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Emergency Department, the authors of a study found that mental health issues top the list.
Feb. 26, 2020—The 12th annual Shade Tree Trot, presented by Messer Construction and Synovus Bank, is set for Saturday, April 18, at 9 a.m. on the Vanderbilt campus.
Jan. 29, 2020—The 8th Annual Shade Tree Clinic Benefit Dinner & Silent Auction will take place Thursday, Feb. 20, from 6 – 8:30 p.m. in the Student Life Center on Vanderbilt University’s campus.
Sep. 18, 2019—Katie Cox Johnson, co-founder of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Shade Tree Clinic, died Sept. 11. She was 38.