PMHDC requesting applications for Year 4 Pilot Project Awards

Matt Schorr
October 18, 2018

NASHVILLE, Tenn. The Precision Medicine and Health Disparities Collaborative (PMDHC) is inviting pilot projects that address both the precision medicine and health disparities.
 Click here to view the Request for Applications.

PMHDC announces Year-3 Pilot Project awardees

Matt Schorr
October 17, 2018

 Jamaine Davis, PhD, Meharry Medical College; Stephen Deppen, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; Cassianne Robinson-Cohen, PhD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center; and Kim Sandler, MD, Vanderbilt University Medical Center

'Navigating the Pre-Health Path' summit hopes to bring more black men into the health field

Matt Schorr
October 15, 2018

 Photo by Matt Schorr
 Well over 100 attendees registered to attend the “Navigating the Pre-Health Path" summit.
 NASHVILLE, Tenn. Encouragement, resilience and passion were the key messages on September 22, 2018, during “Navigating the Pre-Health Path,” a summit for black men interested in health professions.

Selwyn Rogers and David Satcher discuss ‘Violence Seen through a Public Health Lens’

Matt Schorr
September 17, 2018

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 University of Chicago Medicine Chief of the Section for Trauma and Acute Care Surgery and Executive Vice President for Community Health Engagement Selwyn O. Rogers, Jr., MD, MPH; Meharry-Vanderbilt Alliance Executive Director Consuelo H. Wilkins, MD, MSCI; and 16th Surgeon General of the United States David Satcher, MD, PhD.

National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs schedules online "Office Hours" sessions

Matt Schorr
September 13, 2018

Office Hours for Complex Care: How to Establish and Maintain Street Medicine Programs within a Hospital Setting
 Dr. Sheryl Fleisch, a psychiatrist at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC), will discuss her experience with her successful street psychiatry program, embedded within VUMC. Dr. Fleisch will then answer questions about how to launch and maintain similar programs in partnership with hospitals and medical centers.

Tennessee Health Care Annual Health Advocacy Conference is scheduled for September 15

Matt Schorr
August 20, 2018

The Tennessee Health Care Annual Health Advocacy Conference is scheduled for September 15. It will be held at the Nashville School of Law.
 Consumer advocate and former insurance company executive Wendell Potter, author of investigative books on our health insurance system (Deadly Spin; Obamacare: What's in It for Me) and the influence of money on policy-making (Nation on the Take), will be keynoting.