Shade Tree Clinic Archives
Shade Tree Trot fundraising event set for April 8
Mar. 23, 2023—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s annual Shade Tree Trot 5K, a long-standing fund-raising tradition, is set for Saturday, April 8.
Sheryl Crow concert raises more than $125,000 for Shade Tree Clinic
Mar. 16, 2023—Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominee, Sheryl Crow, played with longtime friend and guitar player, Tim Smith, at Langford Auditorium for the first Shade Tree Clinic “Concert for a Cause” benefit show on Feb.15. Organized by student co-chairs Gabrielle Lyons (MS4) and Kylie Fletcher (MS3), over 700 music fans and...
Shade Tree Clinic adds monthly pediatric clinic
Feb. 2, 2023—Vanderbilt's Shade Tree Clinic, which since 2005 has provided primary care to underserved and uninsured adults in Nashville, recently opened a pediatric clinic.
Crow to headline Shade Tree Clinic benefit concert
Jan. 12, 2023—Sheryl Crow will headline a benefit concert for the Shade Tree Clinic on Feb. 15 in Langford Auditorium.
Shade Tree donations
Dec. 15, 2022—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students recently set up a donation station on the VUMC Plaza for the medical school’s annual donation drive for the Shade Tree Clinic
Volunteers step up to help after Kentucky floods
Aug. 18, 2022—Volunteers from Vanderbilt's Shade Tree Clinic and the REMEDY organization stepped up to help residents in Kentucky following the devastating floods there.
Diabetes prevention program run by students shows success
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.
VUMC mourns loss of dedicated clinician, teacher Fowler
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.
Events scheduled to raise funds for the Shade Tree Clinic
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.
Vanderbilt Orchestra performs Shade Tree benefit Saturday, Feb. 12
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...
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.
Shade Tree Trot once again virtual, kicks off March 28
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.