VMS Vanderbilt University Medical Center is an institution that has built a strong reputation as a leader in medical education of health professionals, research in biomedical science, and patient care nationwide. Residency training began at Vanderbilt University Medical Center with just 12 residents in 1925. Now Vanderbilt trains over 1,000 house staff in over 100 residency and fellowship programs. VUMC offers residency experiences in a major teaching facility with diverse patient populations, state-of-the art technology, cutting edge research, and outstanding faculty. The Office of Graduate Medical Education is committed to supporting the trainees, faculty, and staff in our many residency and fellowship programs for new physicians.

If you would like to apply for a residency or fellowship at VUMC, please visit our applicants page.

Current house staff can order white coats, update contact information, and more at the House Staff Portal. Residency and fellowship program coordinators can order SecureID tokens, etc. at the GME Administrator Portal.

Research Forum


Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s 40th Annual Research Forum provides an opportunity for trainees in the health professions at VUMC to present research conducted at Vanderbilt.

Annual Research Forum
2022 Research Forum 
Elliot V. Newman Prize
Grant W. Liddle Award

Events, News, & Pictures


Listed below is a list of VUMC-related news and resources.

GME News and Events
Vanderbilt News Network
Twitter Account - Vanderbilt GME

Spouses and Significant Others of House Staff - VHA


For the latest news about the Vanderbilt Housestaff Alliance and to join visit our webpage vhalliance.org.

Mission Statement

Tools and Resources

Program Directors & Coordinators

House Staff