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Shade Tree Trot set for April 23

Apr. 14, 2016—The eighth annual Shade Tree Trot is set for Saturday, April 23.

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Medical students’ residency locations revealed at Match Day

Mar. 24, 2016—Since entering Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in 2012, Ashlee Hurff Arteaga has served as president of her class each year, which gave her a front row seat to the challenges and triumphs experienced by her classmates.

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VUSM students’ education proposal lands AMA prize

Mar. 10, 2016—Two Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) students were awarded the prize for the best proposal on how to transform medical education during the American Medical Association (AMA) Spring 2016 Consortium Meeting this week.

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VUSM debuts new Gold Humanism Honor Society

Mar. 10, 2016—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) last week inducted 19 students into the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS), the school’s newest organization, which is dedicated to sustaining, inspiring and nurturing humanism in medicine.

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First group of students enters Curriculum 2.0’s final phase

Aug. 20, 2015—In 2013 Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) implemented Curriculum 2.0. Tagged as a system of lifelong learning, the deeply integrated curriculum requires flexibility and teamwork on the part of faculty and allows students opportunities to individualize their training.

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Educational journey begins for new medical students

Jul. 30, 2015—For the 91 members of the 140th class at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM), the first day of medical school began on July 15.

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New programs help medical students hone clinical skills

Jul. 9, 2015—There is a lot of discussion on the national health care front about how best to equip future physicians to care for the patients of tomorrow. Faculty at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) are right in the middle of the debate.

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VUSM student receives AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Award

Jun. 25, 2015—The American Medical Association (AMA) Foundation and the AMA Minority Affairs Section recently named Dagoberto Ordonez, a second-year medical student at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, a 2015 AMA Foundation Minority Scholars Award recipient.

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Hill honored by national medical student association

May. 7, 2015—George C. Hill, Ph.D., professor of Medical Education and Administration, emeritus, was recently named the 2015 Student National Medical Association (SNMA) Hall of Heroes recipient.

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Photos: Shade Tree Trot 2015

Apr. 23, 2015—Last week’s Shade Tree Trot and benefit dinner raised a record amount — more than $51,000.

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VUSM student lands fellowship to study ethics and discipline

Apr. 9, 2015—Kelly Wolenberg, a third-year medical student at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, has been named to take part in the 2015 Fellowships at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics (FASPE).

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Shade Tree Trot gearing up to raise funds for student-run clinic

Apr. 2, 2015—This year’s 5K Shade Tree Trot, the single largest source of funding for the Shade Tree Clinic, is set for Saturday, April 18, at 8 a.m. at the Vanderbilt football stadium.

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