Patricia Townsend Meador Ethics Grand Rounds - Nov 3

October 20, 2020

“The Ethical Quagmire of Donation After Circulatory Death” Speaker Anji Wall, MD, PhD, FACS Associate Professor of Surgery University of Texas Health Sciences Center School of Medicine Chief of the Section of Surgical Development Baylor University Medical Center Department of General Surgery Vice Chair of Research Baylor Sammons Transplant Institute

Daniel Benedetti, MD - 2020-2022 SCHOLARS, Katherine Dodd Faculty Scholars Program

May 12, 2020

Katherine Dodd Faculty Scholars Program The Faculty Scholars Program is named for Katherine Dodd, MD, a member of the Vanderbilt faculty from 1926-1944, who represented the ideal clinician and educator. She possessed outstanding clinical skills, a strong commitment to teaching, and made numerous contributions of new knowledge that improved children's health.

Scott Pearson, MD receives Shovel Award from VUSM students - Apr 27

April 30, 2020

Pearson receives Shovel Award from VUSM students Apr. 27, 2020, 11:18 AM   by Kathy Whitney Each year, the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine graduating fourth-year class honors one faculty member with the Shovel Award in recognition of the exceptionally meaningful impact he or she has had on their medical education.

Vanderbilt Divinity and VA partner on doctor of ministry for chaplains

March 10, 2020

A new partnership between Vanderbilt Divinity School and Mental Health and Chaplaincy, a national program of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs’ Veterans Health Administration, will relaunch a doctor of ministry program at Vanderbilt. The program aims to equip chaplains with best practices for providing high-quality, evidence-based care for persons with diverse psychosocial–spiritual needs.

Bruce Jennings co-authored a new code of public health ethics for the APHA

November 13, 2019

In 2015 APHA convened a task force charged with revising, expanding and updating the code of public health ethics that had been adopted and promulgated in 2002. This year the APHA approved a new “Public Health Code of Ethics,” and it was released at the association’s annual meeting held in Philadelphia in early November. Bruce Jennings was the co-chair of that task force and served as one of the principal drafters of the text of the new code.

Fall Ethics Grand Rounds - Nov. 5

October 29, 2019

Hospital as Sanctuary Tuesday, November 5, 2019 12 Noon ● 208 Light Hall Panelists Dan Benedetti, MD, MA; Adriana Bialostozky, MD; Jenna Brent, MSSW, LMSW; Adrienne Kepner, JD; Ronnie Mubang, MD Moderator Joe Fanning, PhD Associate Professor of Medicine Center for Biomedical Ethics and Society