VUMC Office for Diversity Affairs Archives
Mar. 28, 2022—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named a Leader in LGBTQ+ Healthcare Equality by the Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).
May. 19, 2021—André Churchwell, MD, has worn many hats — literally and figuratively — during his 30-year association with Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
May. 6, 2021—André Churchwell, MD, the Levi Watkins Jr. MD Professor, professor of Medicine, Biomedical Engineering and Radiology and Radiologic Sciences, senior associate dean for Diversity Affairs and Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Chief Diversity Officer, will step down from his administrative roles as Chief Diversity Officer and senior associate dean for Diversity Affairs for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) on June 30.
Nov. 2, 2020—Nearly 100 people took part in Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Black Lives Day of Commitment last week.
Mar. 2, 2020—Vanderbilt University Medical Center was named among the 2019 Top Hospitals for Diversity by BlackDoctor.org (BDO), an online source of health and wellness information.
Dec. 18, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine honored two pioneers for their historic contributions to education, science and medicine during a formal portrait unveiling at Langford Auditorium this week.
Dec. 18, 2019—The annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award will be presented Monday, Jan. 20, 2020, to a faculty or staff member in the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, or Medical Center who emulates the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through his or her work.
Oct. 24, 2019—On Wednesday, Nov. 4, VUMC's Office for Diversity Affairs will present the third annual “Hidden VUMC Figures” event — a tribute to employees who have made significant long-term contributions to the Medical Center, often behind the scenes.
Jan. 22, 2019—The 19th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture was held on Monday and commenced with the United Voices of Vanderbilt choir’s stirring rendition of “The Battle Hymn of the Republic.”
Jan. 7, 2019—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) honored six pioneers for their historic contributions to education, science and medicine during a formal portrait unveiling at Langford Auditorium Dec. 17, 2018. The event, hosted by the Office of Diversity Affairs, was held as part of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.