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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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Match Day reveals medical students’ future addresses

Mar. 26, 2015—At last Friday’s Match Day, graduating Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) students and their family members and friends packed Langford Auditorium, anxiously waiting for the clock to strike 11 a.m.

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Cadaver Ball 2015

Mar. 26, 2015—Students, faculty and administrators of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine took over Marathon Music Works downtown for last Saturday’s annual Cadaver Ball.

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VUSM student earns HIV/AIDS fellowship

Mar. 19, 2015—Third-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine student Ishan Asokan has been selected as an inaugural member of the Elton John AIDS Foundation (EJAF) Fellowship for students addressing HIV/AIDS and health disparities.

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Rodgers honored for service to VUSM, students

Nov. 20, 2014—Hundreds of students gathered this week at a reception honoring Scott Rodgers, M.D., and his 10 years of service to Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

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VUSM students land Sarnoff Foundation awards

Nov. 13, 2014—Two Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students are among 11 individuals nationwide to receive Sarnoff Foundation Medical Student Research Fellowship awards for 2014-2015.

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