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Six VUSN, VUSM students selected for global health effort

Jul. 26, 2012—Three students in Vanderbilt University School of Nursing’s Master of Science in Nursing program and three rising fourth-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students have been selected as 2012 Frist Global Health Leaders.

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School of Medicine debuts new model for medical learning

Jul. 26, 2012—This summer, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students began implementing a new, innovative, four-year education model called Curriculum 2.0.

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Free Health Care in East Nashville

Jul. 12, 2012—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s student-run Shade Tree Clinic has served uninsured patients well over the last six years. Now, thanks to community partners including United Neighborhood Health Care, they have a beautiful new facility. New research underway at the clinic is important for the future of health care, especially in underserved populations, but...

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Get food with international flair at ACDR cook-off

Jun. 19, 2012—Are your taste buds craving something scrumptious? Spicy? Maybe a little international? Get your fill at the Alliance for Cultural Diversity in Research’s international cook-off. Favorite dishes from around the world will be available in the third-floor breezeway between Light Hall and the Robinson Research Building from noon to 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 26. Tickets...

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View historical medical center images through new website

Jun. 5, 2012—VUMC Through Time is a new historical image website from the Eskind Biomedical Library. It contains more than 1,000 images depicting Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s people and places, from the late 19th century to the recent past. The images include class composites, group photos of residents, portraits of faculty, images of events and photos of buildings...

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Vanderbilt honors top graduates during Commencement

May. 11, 2012—Top scholars from Vanderbilt University’s undergraduate and professional schools are being honored with Founder’s Medals during Commencement on Friday, May 11.

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Lecture on social media and diabetes education March 23

Mar. 21, 2012—Using social media to communicate and educate about diabetes is the topic of a lunchtime lecture on March 23. Shelagh Mulvaney, assistant professor of nursing, biomedical informatics and pediatrics at Vanderbilt, will discuss “The Rules of Engagement: Using Social Technologies to Enhance Diabetes Education” at noon Friday, March 23, in Preston Research Building, Room 206....

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Shepherd to discuss ‘Nobel Women’ at Woman’s Club lunch event

Mar. 8, 2012—Virginia Shepherd, professor of pathology and science education at Vanderbilt, will discuss Nobel Prize-awarded women from several aspects – their educational backgrounds and opportunities, their families, their scientific contributions and their acceptance by colleagues – on Thursday, March 29, at Vanderbilt Dyer Observatory. The talk is part of the popular Dyer Lecture and Lunch Series...

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GIVME seeking research and project proposals

Mar. 7, 2012—The Office for Teaching and Learning in Medicine is now accepting proposals for Great Ideas in Vanderbilt Medical Education (GIVME), which seeks to fund innovative pilot research and development projects for teaching and learning at Vanderbilt. Vanderbilt School of Medicine faculty, fellows and house staff may submit proposals for UME, GME, CME and Laboratory Sciences...

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Ed Holloran Memorial Lecture scheduled for March 1

Feb. 23, 2012—Antonio M. Gotto Jr., a Vanderbilt School of Medicine alumnus and emeritus vice president and provost for medical affairs at Cornell University, will discuss “Dyslipidemia and CHD: What Have We Learned and Where are We Going?” at noon Thursday, March 1, in Light Hall, Room 208. Gotto’s talk is the 2012 Ed Holloran Memorial Lecture...

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Flexner Lecture to discuss medical school curriculum reform

Feb. 13, 2012—Daniel D. Federman, the Carl W. Walter Distinguished Professor of Medicine and Medical Education
 at Harvard Medical School, will present 
“Curriculum Reform and Development at HMS: Lessons Learned” at noon Tuesday, Feb. 21, in 208 Light Hall. Federman’s talk is the 2012 Flexner Lecture in Medical Education at Vanderbilt. Lunch will be provided with an...

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Hill to be inducted to Rutgers Hall of Distinguished Alumni

Jan. 25, 2012—George C. Hill has been named a 2012 inductee to the Rutgers University Hall of Distinguished Alumni. Hill is the Levi Watkins Jr. Professor and professor of pathology, microbiology and immunology at Vanderbilt. He also serves as assistant vice chancellor for multicultural affairs and special assistant to the provost and vice chancellor for health affairs....

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