The Dr. Cleve Ewell Heritage Memorial Medical Grand Rounds presents 'Purpose, Hope, Possibility, Meaning and Health: Landmarks, Guidepost—A Return to Basics'

Matt Schorr
May 12, 2017

NASHVILLE, Tenn. On Wednesday, May 17, 2017, the Department of Internal Medicine presents the Dr. Cleve Ewell Heritage Memorial Medical Grand Rounds, with Samuel B. Hunter, MD’66, FCAP discussing “Purpose, Hope, Possibility, Meaning and Health: Landmarks, Guidepost—A Return to Basics.”

Hunter is Pathologist and Medical Director in the Clinical Laboratory of Bon Secours Richmond Community Hospital and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pathology at the Medical College of Virginia at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, VA. He will speak from 12:10 - 1:10 pm at the S. S. Kresge Learning Resource Center in Lecture Hall 1.



  • Discuss how physicians can become engaged in the civic, political and social arenas
  • Re-state the basic pillars for patient encounters
  • Identify the benefit of critical pharmacologic review of drugs in the physician tool box
  • Re-state the value of understanding the physiology and pathophysiology in therapeutic intervention


ACCREDITATION: Meharry Medical College is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education (CME) for physicians.

CREDIT DESIGNATION: Meharry Medical College designates this live activity for a maximum 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


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Founded in 1999, the Alliance bridges the institutions of Meharry Medical College and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Its mission is to enrich learning and advance clinical research in three primary areas -- community engagement, interprofessional education and research -- by developing and supporting mutually beneficial partnerships between Meharry Medical College, Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the communities they serve. Through community engagement, the Alliance serves a large community of stakeholders including surrounding universities and colleges, community organizations, faith-based outlets and community health centers. Its interprofessional education enhances students' interdisciplinary understanding and improves patient outcomes through integrated care. The research conducted provides access to experienced grant writers and materials supporting the grant application process and facilitates grant-writing workshops.