GME Administration & Contact Information

The Office of Graduate Medical Education, located in 303 Light Hall, operates under the direction of the Associate Dean of Graduate Medical Education, Kyla P. Terhune, MD, MBA FACS. The office is dedicated to supporting the human resource and administrative operations for graduate medical education programs and house staff at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.



Kyla P. Terhune, MD, MBA FACS
Senior Vice President for Educational Affairs
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
ACGME / NRMP Designated Institutional Official
Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology
(615) 322-6035


Assistant Dean, Graduate Medical Education

Rebecca R. Swan, MD
Vice Chair for Education, Department of Pediatrics
William Long Director in Pediatric Medical Education
Professor of Pediatrics
(615) 936-2413


Associate Dean for Diversity Affairs (VUSM), Office for Diversity Affairs 

Kimberly N. Vinson, MD
Associate Professor of Otolaryngology
Endowed Director, Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion , Otolaryngology
(615) 322-7498 


Administrative Director, Graduate Medical Education

Jennifer Lutgens
Administrative Director of Graduate Medical Education
(615) 322-4903