Through the Eyes

Our Through the Eyes video series allows you to learn more about our department and how we work, and, just as important, who we are as people.

Wonder Drake - Assistant Professor

John McPherson, MD, Vice Chair for Education, Director, Residency Program


Featured Story

Katie D. White MD, PhD

Katie D. White MD, PhD

Science and service aren’t mutually exclusive concepts to Katie White — they’re mutually reinforcing.


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Kudos

Coffey lands major NCI award to support colorectal cancer research

Vanderbilt’s Robert Coffey Jr., M.D., has received an Outstanding Investigator Award from the National Cancer Institute (NCI) — more than $6.6 million over seven years — to support studies aimed at advancing the diagnosis and treatment of colorectal cancer (CRC), a leading cancer killer.


News

VUMC team’s discovery could lead to new diabetes treatment

“This discovery was a real team effort,” said first author Danielle Dean, Ph.D., a post-doctoral research fellow in the lab of Alvin C. Powers, M.D., director of the Vanderbilt Diabetes Research and Training Center. “Vanderbilt’s collaborative environment, especially within the center, was a driving force.”


Fast Facts

Vanderbilt University Hospital has one of the most advanced electronic systems in the nation for both order entry and for its EMR.