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AMA meeting set to explore medical education’s evolution

Sep. 18, 2014—Vanderbilt University Medical Center will host representatives from the country’s leading medical schools next week to discuss one of the American Medical Association’s (AMA) top initiatives — accelerating change in medical education.

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AOA Honor Medical Society elects VUSM student to board

Sep. 18, 2014—Richard Latuska, a third-year student at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, was elected to the National Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society as a student director.

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Meet Rivka Ihejirika, a third-year medical student from Los Angeles

Sep. 17, 2014—Rivka Ihejirika is a third-year medical student from Los Angeles. She is the recipient of the Cornelius Vanderbilt Scholarship and the James Edward Holloran Scholarship, established by the Class of 1980.

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VUSM a leader in efforts to improve LGBT health

Sep. 11, 2014—Over the past five years there has been much progress in terms of the legal, social and cultural advancements surrounding lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality.

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Flexner Dean’s lecture features David Asch Sept. 8

Aug. 29, 2014—
The Flexner Dean’s Lecture Series will feature 
University of Pennsylvania's David A. Asch on Sept. 8.

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Alumnus elected to National Medical Honor Society Board of Directors

Aug. 29, 2014—Alpha Omega Alpha elects Dr. Charles “Chipper” H. Griffith III, BA’84, MD’88, as a councilor director for its board. His three-year term begins Oct. 3.

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Landers, Fuchs win awards at Fall Faculty Assembly

Aug. 22, 2014—An international expert on slavery and emancipation during the 18th and 19th centuries was awarded the prestigious Earl Sutherland Prize for Achievement in Research during Vanderbilt University’s Fall Faculty Assembly.

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Churchill to give Flexner Dean’s Lecture Aug. 25

Aug. 20, 2014—Larry Churchill, Ann Geddes Stahlman Professor of Medical Ethics at Vanderbilt School of Medicine, will discuss "Patients: A Neglected Source for Medical Ethics" at noon Aug. 25 in Light Hall, Room 202.

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Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture to feature DeBaun

Aug. 15, 2014—The Levi Watkins Jr. Lecture will be held Oct. 14, featuring keynote speaker Michael R. DeBaun.

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New health coaching certificate program to be offered this fall

Aug. 13, 2014—Vanderbilt will offer a certificate program for health professionals to educate them in helping patients set realistic health goals and provide support in reaching them.

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Health coaching certificate program to debut

Aug. 7, 2014—The Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at Vanderbilt, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nursing Service, and the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing have come together to sponsor a health coaching certificate program starting this fall.

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Medical Scholars Program sees success

Aug. 7, 2014—Applicants to the Vanderbilt Medical Scholars Program, a yearlong, in-depth research experience, have been successful in obtaining both internal and external research funding this year.

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