Noted clinician, educator Lefkowitz mourned

"Dr. Lefkowitz was a noted public health practitioner and historical clinical educator, bringing the educational experience of generations of students into the community. He will be remembered for his warmth and humility, and for always helping others,” said Jeff Balser, MD, PhD, President and Chief Executive Officer for VUMC and Dean of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. 

We send our condolences to his family, friends, and loved ones. We hope to continue his legacy through The Lefkowitz Fund.

Read more about Dr. Lefkowitz and his unwavering commitment to community health and health equity here:…

Click here to hear heartfelt remarks made by friend and colleague, Dr. William Schaffner:VUMC Professor of Preventative Medicine in Department of Health Policy & Professor of Medicine in Division of Infectious Diseases.