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Chancellor Faculty Fellows nominations open

Aug. 27, 2015—Today, Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Susan Wente and Vice Chancellor for Health Affairs Jeff Balser announce the 2015-16 call for nominations for selection of a second cohort of Chancellor's Faculty Fellows.

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Faculty Senate meeting on VU-VUMC reorganization set for Aug. 20

Jul. 16, 2015—All faculty are invited to attend a specially called Faculty Senate meeting on Thursday, Aug. 20, to discuss the Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center reorganization.

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Updated faculty FAQ for VU/VUMC transition now online

Jul. 6, 2015—A new, separate set of Frequently Asked Questions for faculty is online now.

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Seventeen cross-disciplinary projects win TIPs funding

Jun. 22, 2015—Seventeen cross-disciplinary projects involving 153 faculty from all 10 Vanderbilt colleges and schools have been selected for the initial set of awards from the new Trans-Institutional Program initiative.

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Research at U.S. academic medical centers faces threats to sustainable support

May. 28, 2015—Unstable federal research funding and reductions in health care revenue for academic medical centers threatens to undermine the nation’s biomedical research enterprise, and in turn clinical medicine, which the nation needs now more than ever.

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Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly explores changing health care economy

May. 28, 2015—The Vanderbilt University Medical Center Spring Clinical Enterprise Leadership Assembly, held on May 21 at Langford Auditorium, highlighted ways the Medical Center is preparing to lead in a consumer-driven health care economy, where patients’ concerns over both cost and quality will drive industry change.

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Spring Faculty meeting explores VUMC’s future course

May. 26, 2015—The financial reorganization and separation of Vanderbilt University and Vanderbilt University Medical Center into separate nonprofit entities remains on schedule to occur in early 2016.

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Task force named to prioritize Academic Strategic Plan health initiatives

May. 7, 2015—A new faculty task force has been appointed to prioritize and refine the eight health-related initiatives in the Academic Strategic Plan and to inventory existing health-related interdisciplinary centers and institutes at Vanderbilt.

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Watkins memorialized with establishment of new chair

Apr. 30, 2015—Vanderbilt University will establish the Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Chair, to be awarded to a medical school faculty member who is a leader in diversity, in honor of the 1970 graduate of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) who died earlier this month. Chancellor Nicholas S. Zeppos made the announcement April 30 at a...

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Zeppos announces chair in diversity in Dr. Levi Watkins’ name

Apr. 30, 2015—Vanderbilt University will establish the Levi Watkins Jr., M.D. Chair, to be awarded to a medical school faculty member who is a leader in diversity, in honor of the 1970 graduate of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine who died earlier this month.

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Vanderbilt strengthens relationships across state at Day on the Hill

Apr. 1, 2015—Vanderbilt hosted a Day on the Hill breakfast reception for state legislators and staff members March 31 and showcased Vanderbilt's significant impact in each of Tennessee's 95 counties. The Melodores also performed.

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Kudos: Read about faculty, staff and student awards, honors and achievements

Mar. 30, 2015—Read about the latest faculty, staff and student awards, honors and achievements.

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