Flexner Dean’s Lecture
Jun. 3, 2019—Edward M. Hundert is the Dean for Medical Education and the Daniel D. Federman, M.D. Professor in Residence of Global Health and Social Medicine and Medical Education at Harvard Medical School.
RSVP for Flexner Deans’ Lecture: ‘Mental Illness, Mass Shooting, and the Politics of American Firearms’
Apr. 4, 2019—Jonathan M. Metzl, Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society will discuss “Mental Illness, Mass Shooting, and the Politics of American Firearms”.
Mar. 15, 2019—VUSM Student Lecturers on Friday, March 22, 2019
Nov. 20, 2018—Laura Rothstein, professor of law and Distinguished University Scholar at the University of Louisville's Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, will discuss "Emerging Issues for Health Care Professional Programs for Individuals with Disabilities: Southeastern Community College Revisited" on Friday, Nov. 30. The Flexner Deans’ Lecture Series talk will begin at noon in Light Hall, Room 208.
Nov. 16, 2018—Dr. Rana Awdish is the author of In Shock, a critically acclaimed, best-selling memoir based on her own critical illness.
Oct. 2, 2018—David Barton Smith, is an Emeritus Professor at Temple and Research Professor at Drexel’s Health Management and Policy Department. His most recent book, The Power to Heal: Civil Rights, Medicare and the Struggle to Transform America’s Health System, Vanderbilt University Press, received the Goldberg Prize for the year’s best book in the area of medicine.
Sep. 6, 2018—Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI, is the Executive Director of the Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance and Associate Professor of Medicine at both Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Meharry Medical College.
Aug. 29, 2018—As a trauma surgeon and health services researcher, Dr. Rogers’ clinical and research interests focus on the health care needs of underserved populations. He builds interdisciplinary teams to address health disparities and the societal factors that affect individuals and communities affected by violence
Aug. 8, 2018—Dr. William Stead, chief strategy officer for VUMC, will deliver, 'The Annette and Irwin Eskind Family Biomedical Library – Past and Future – Changing What Clinicians Need To Know and How They Learn.'
May. 30, 2018—Larry R. Churchill, Vanderbilt professor of medical ethics, emeritus, will discuss "What Moral Knowledge is Essential to Doctoring?" beginning at noon Friday, June 15, in Light Hall, Room 208. Kelly Chibale, professor of organic chemistry at the University of Cape Town in South Africa, will discuss "Diversity in Academia from a Personal African Perspective" at noon Monday, June 18, in Light Hall, Room 208.