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.


Ways To Give


To the Vanderbilt University Medical Center Department of Medicine

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Kudos

Kropski, Shoemaker honored by Doris Duke Foundation

Two early-career physician-scientists at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are among 18 recipients of 2018 Clinical Scientist Development Awards announced July 31 by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.


News

A new target for lung cancer

Recent studies have discovered a role for the transporter protein xCT in the survival of different cancer cell types including breast, glioma and lymphoma. Smoking induces xCT expression in oral cancer cells, suggesting that this protein may also support lung tumor survival and progression.


Fast Facts

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