Education and Training



Medical Residents, Fellows, and Postdoctoral

VA Quality Scholars (VAQS) Fellowship Program

The mission of this advanced fellowship program is to prepare scholars to be leaders who can apply knowledge and methods of health care improvement to the care of veterans, innovate and continually improve health care, teach health professionals about health care improvement, and perform research and develop new knowledge for the ongoing improvement of the quality and value of health care services. PI: Robert Dittus, MD, MPH

Vanderbilt Patient/pRactice Outcomes Research in Effectiveness and Systems Science(PROgRESS)

The goal of the PROgRESS Program is to train early-career researchers who can address healthcare knowledge gaps and translate knowledge into application. This T32 is funded by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) and focuses on patient-centered outcomes research, implementation science and health and community policy. PIs: Christianne Roumie, MD, MPH, and Carlos Grijalva, MD, MPH.

Junior Faculty and Postdoctoral K12

Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine  Research Training (VEMRT)

The VEMRT K12 career development program was funded to train clinician-scientists in research areas related to emergency care such as acute cardiopulmonary emergencies, the neurobiology of acute psychiatric illness, and patient-centered emergency care nursing. PI: Alan Storrow, MD

Vanderbilt Learning Health System Scholar (LHSS) K12

This program draws together scholars and mentors across disciplines and models team science integral to learning health systems. Cofunded by AHRQ and PCORI, the LHSS K12 focuses on patient centered outcomes research, pragmatic trials, implementation and dissemination science, health policy and community health, stakeholder engagement and method advancement. PIs: Christianne Roumie, MD, MPH, and Russell Rothman, MD, MPP