Medical Student

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    Student-run clinics may reduce hospital utilization

    Student-run free health clinics, a hallmark of most medical schools across the country, not only provide valuable clinical experience for the students who volunteer there, but may actually reduce hospital utilization by the patients in their care, according to a Vanderbilt study recently published in the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved. Read More

    Jun. 7, 2018

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    Shade Tree Trot, other events help raise funds for student-run clinic

    The 2018 Shade Tree Trot, which took place April 21, was a great success, raising $98,000, in combination with funds from the Benefit Dinner and Silent Auction, to support the medical student-run Shade Tree Clinic, which provides care to the underserved population of Nashville. Read More

    May. 3, 2018

  • School of Medicine students to take part in ethics fellowship

    School of Medicine students to take part in ethics fellowship

    Two Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) students were recently chosen by the Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE) to participate in a two-week program in Germany and Poland that uses the conduct of physicians in Nazi-occupied Europe as a way to reflect on medical ethics today. Read More

    Apr. 19, 2018

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    Shade Tree Trot benefit run/walk set for April 21

    The 10th annual Shade Tree Trot, presented by Messer Construction and Carrabba’s, is set for Saturday, April 21, at 9 a.m. on the Vanderbilt campus. Read More

    Mar. 22, 2018

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    Match Day reveals residency locations for VUSM students

    Fourth-year medical students Katie DesPrez and Joe Wick met at orientation during their first year at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Read More

    Mar. 22, 2018

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    Shade Tree Clinic adapts to changing healthcare landscape

    The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student-run Shade Tree Clinic was founded in 2004 as a means to provide primary care to Nashville’s uninsured population and to allow medical and nursing students to receive valuable hands-on training while providing healthcare to those in need. Read More

    Mar. 15, 2018

  • Research conducted by medical students recognized at events

    Research conducted by medical students recognized at events

    Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center, Meharry Medical College and Tennessee State University Cancer Partnership recently hosted the 2018 annual retreat and poster contest, “Health Disparities in Cancer Immunology & Immune Therapy.” Read More

    Mar. 8, 2018

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    Epic-savvy medical students help train others on new system

    Aspiring medical students Lauren Holroyd and Julian Genkins took a break from academics after earning their undergraduate degrees and went to work for the health care software company Epic, based in Verona, Wisconsin. Although they did not know each other at the time, they would both end up at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) where they would put their Epic expertise to work. Read More

    Oct. 5, 2017

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    Educational journey begins for new medical students

    As family members, friends and faculty gathered in 208 Light Hall, many with cell phones positioned to capture the moment, Bonnie Miller, M.D., MMHC, welcomed them to the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s (VUSM) annual Convocation and White Coat Ceremony, and then turned to the first-year students and asked a simple question. Read More

    Aug. 3, 2017

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    Student’s summer research program honors her mother

    As a teenager, Ashley Duhon realized she wanted to become a doctor so she could help people, like her mother, who suffer from medical complications due to type 1 diabetes. Read More

    Jul. 27, 2017

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    Barnett honored by AHA for minority student advocacy

    Joey Barnett, Ph.D., professor of Pharmacology at Vanderbilt and director of the Office of Medical Student Research, has received the American Heart Association’s (AHA) Louis B. Russell Jr. Memorial Award for his efforts as an advocate for the career advancement of minority students and trainees in cardiovascular science, and for increased representation of underserved communities among the AHA volunteer base. Read More

    Jun. 29, 2017

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    Student Health Coalition reunion

    Joseph Little, M.D., ’77, BA ’72, left, and Irwin Venick, J.D., ’75, right, shown here with Robert Miller, M.D., recently spoke about their experience with the Vanderbilt Student Health Coalition, an initiative of Vanderbilt medical, nursing, law and undergraduate students that began in 1969. Read More

    May. 25, 2017

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    Match Day reveals medical students’ residency locations

    inseparable study buddies and then best friends. They started dating at the end of the first year and got married in June 2016. On March 17, the couple stood side by side as they opened their Match Day envelopes that revealed the locations of their residencies…and their future. Read More

    Mar. 23, 2017

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    VUSM welcomes inaugural class of Medical Innovators

    Last week, the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) Medical Innovators Development Program (MIDP) welcomed three students in its inaugural class. Read More

    Aug. 5, 2016

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    VUSM student’s research poster lauded at international meeting

    A Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) student recently received international recognition when his poster presentation at a major infectious diseases conference was voted the best from among 600 presenters and 1,500 attendees. Read More

    Aug. 4, 2016

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    White Coat Ceremony marks start of medical school journey

    Family members, friends and faculty gathered in Light Hall on July 29 to support the new Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) class during the school’s annual Convocation and White Coat Ceremony. Read More

    Aug. 4, 2016

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    Memorial service offers chance for sharing, reflection

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) held a Memorial Service for Recent Victims of Violence in America and the World on Wednesday to give faculty, staff and students an opportunity to reflect and share their thoughts and feelings about recent national events that have resulted in violent and senseless deaths. Read More

    Jul. 21, 2016

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    School of Medicine student to take part in ethics fellowship

    Maria de Lourdes Ladino, a third-year student at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been chosen as one of 14 medical students to take part in Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE). Read More

    May. 12, 2016

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    Shade Tree Trot 2016

    Last Saturday’s Shade Tree Trot and benefit dinner raised a record amount — more than $58,000. Read More

    Apr. 28, 2016

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    Shade Tree Trot set for April 23

    The eighth annual Shade Tree Trot is set for Saturday, April 23. Read More

    Apr. 14, 2016