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VUSM’s new curriculum gains technological support

Aug. 1, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine has created a new office to manage the technical support necessary to make the dramatic shift in educational techniques under Curriculum 2.0.

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VUMC again recognized for health care equality efforts

Aug. 1, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center has again been recognized as a leader in LGBT health care equality by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).

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Ceremony marks beginning of medical students’ journey

Aug. 1, 2013—First-year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students were asked to feel the weight of responsibility as they donned their white coats in a ceremony July 26 in 208 Light Hall.

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VUSM rolls out fully integrated Curriculum 2.0

Jul. 18, 2013—Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s Class of 2017 arrived on campus in July with a big agenda before them. In addition to acclimating to new surroundings and faces, these students will also be stepping into a new, and nationally recognized, medical education model.

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Norden’s teaching career celebrated

Jul. 18, 2013—The retirement of Master Science Teacher Jeanette Norden, Ph.D., professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, after more than 40 years with Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, marks the end of an educational era.

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New office integrates VUSM continuing education efforts

Jul. 11, 2013—As the nation seeks to more fully integrate quality improvement with all aspects of health care delivery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) is restructuring its Continuing Medical Education (CME) office to achieve similar goals.

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Vanderbilt planning for the future

Jul. 5, 2013—An executive committee has been named and will meet regularly this summer to develop a framework of ideas to guide a university-wide academic strategic planning process that will set the course for Vanderbilt’s future.

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VUSM bolstering students’ clinical experiences

Jun. 20, 2013—Willie Melvin, M.D., assistant professor of Surgery, trains residents and more advanced medical students, so he was pleasantly surprised by first year Vanderbilt University School of Medicine students Darin Diiorio and Shaun Mansour, who had no clinical experience before arriving in his clinic last September.

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AMA awards $1 million to Vanderbilt to help transform medical education

Jun. 14, 2013—The American Medical Association (AMA) has selected Vanderbilt University School of Medicine to receive a $1 million grant as one of the nation’s 11 top medical schools transforming medical education.

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AMA awards $1 million to Vanderbilt to help transform medical education

Jun. 14, 2013—The American Medical Association (AMA) has selected Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) to receive a $1 million grant as one of the nation’s 11 top medical schools transforming medical education.

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Event highlights crucial role of philanthropy at VUMC

Jun. 6, 2013—Individuals who provide annual philanthropic support for key areas at Vanderbilt University Medical Center were recognized at the Canby Robinson Society Reception on May 21.

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School of Medicine’s achievements outlined at Spring Faculty Meeting

May. 23, 2013—In the midst of tight government budgets and uncertain times, Vanderbilt University Medical Center continues to move ever forward in training the next generation of physician researchers and biomedical scientists.

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