The Department's Internal Medicine Residency Program
Vanderbilt receives national designation for excellence in infection prevention.
Click to watch Dr. Pierre Massion's Vandy MEDTalk on "Metabolic reprogramming in the airway epithelium of high-risk individuals for lung cancer."
Department of Medicine’s NIH funding swells: “This growth reflects on the quality of our faculty (you), your creativity and hard work, as well as on the breadth of collaborations across divisions, departments, and missions,” said Nancy J. Brown, M.D., the Hugh J. Morgan Professor of Medicine and Chair of the Department.
The culmination of paradigm shifting sodium studies by Dr. Jens Titze, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Clinical Pharmacology, and colleagues, were spotlighted in the New York Times on May 8, 2017.
Thanks to the generous donations of family members, friends, concerned strangers, and with the help of their son, Tim, Paul & Wanpen Anderson presented Dr. Elizabeth Phillips in the Division of Infectious Diseases, with a check for $22,000 to support her SJS/TEN research.
Keith Wilson, M.D., Dana Hardbower, and colleagues are studying the link between epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) signaling and the inflammatory response to bacterial infection in the gastrointestinal tract.
Members of the VUMC Cardio-oncology team include (front from left) Randy Barret, Terisa Thorpe, Sheryl Kernodle, R.N., David Slosky, M.D., Lisa Mickey, L.P.N., (mid row) Daniel Lenihan, M.D., Nirman Bhatia, M.D., Javid Moslehi, M.D., Donald Okoye, (back row) Kim Schafer, R.N., Weijuan Li, M.D., and Mary Barber.
Among the ten Vanderbilt University faculty members named to endowed chairs were Leslie Crofford, M.D., Wilson Family Chair in Medicine and Director of the Division of Rheumatology and Immunology, and David Gailani, M.D.
The Veterans Administration Hospital in the foreground with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center continuing into the horizon.
A "Day in the Life" of oncologist Vandana G. Abramson, M.D.
See how VUMC nephrologist and Associate Professor of Medicine, Dr. William H. Fissell IV, is making major progress on a first-of-its-kind device to free kidney patients from dialysis.
VU scientists report a way to calm the sepsis “storm.” “Sepsis is fast and furious, especially among the youngest and oldest patients,” said senior author Jacek Hawiger, M.D., Ph.D. First author, Ruth Ann Veach, Jozef Zienkiewicz, Ph.D., Yan Liu, M.D., and Lukasz Wylezinski, Ph.D., also contributed to the sepsis study.
The House Staff Choosing Wisely Steering Committee received the inaugural Team Award.
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Congratulations to Wonder Puryear Drake, MD, and Madan Jagasia, MBBS, for their new directorship appointments!