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NIH grant supports effort to build expertise in genetic epidemiology research in Vietnam

V2-GENE, the Vanderbilt-Vietnam Genetic Epidemiology Training Program, will develop a team of researchers and educators to lead genetic epidemiology research of noncommunicable diseases across the lifespan in Vietnam.

GME Self-Study Team takes charge for accreditation site visit

“The support of VUMC’s GME programs and the development of its future clinicians and leaders allows for optimal patient care and the creation of a learning environment that supports our patients and learners of all stages…”

Duke University’s Keynote speaker Hayden Bosworth, PhD, MS, was the keynote speaker at the symposium. (photo by Donn Jones)

Symposium highlights implementation research in learning health systems

On May 14, two groups at Vanderbilt University Medical Center — the Center for Clinical Quality and Implementation Research and the Center for Learning Healthcare — together hosted the Vanderbilt Symposium on Implementation Research in the Learning Health System.

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Class of 2024 (photo by Donn Jones)

Commencement 2024

Hundreds of Vanderbilt medical, nursing and graduate students took part in last week’s Commencement.

VUMC’s new automated biobanking system can store as many as 10 million biospecimens.

Training grant builds research ethics capacity for genetic and genomic research in Nigeria

The long-standing partnership between Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health (VIGH) and collaborators Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital (AKTH) and Bayero University (BUK) is poised to address the growing demand for research in precision medicine in Africa.

McQueen posed on the LifeFlight helipad with some of the AMCT3 members now working at VUMC: Douglas Low, RN, Emergency Medicine; Shannon Martin, Emergency/LifeFlight paramedic; Joshua Smith, assistant professor of Clinical Surgery; Michael Derickson, assistant professor of Clinical Surgery; Christopher Bickett, assistant professor of Emergency Medicine; and Kayla Hearn, RN, Critical Care. (Photo by Donn Jones)

Top military medical leader supports additional expansion of partnerships with Medical Center 

VUMC is an official site of programs that deliver medical training opportunities to military medical personnel serving on Army Trauma Teams and that bring combat medics, licensed practical nurses and operating room technologists to VUMC for rotations to complete much of their annual medical skills competency requirements.

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