Jillian Berkman, MD

Assistant Professor
Stroke Division

Dr. Jillian Berkman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Neurology’s Stroke Division at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She practices both inpatient and outpatient stroke neurology. She also works with the Office of Health Equity on health equity education for trainees. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology, the American Neurology Association, and the Gold Humanism Honor Society.

Dr. Berkman completed her neurology residency at Mass General Brigham in Boston, MA, serving as chief resident her senior year. During residency, she worked to create and implement a standardized neurology resident curriculum. She also developed a monthly lecture series for residents focused on health equity and health disparities in neurology. During this time, Dr. Berkman earned certificates in medical education and diversity and inclusion. She earned her M.D. from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and her B.A. in neuroscience and French from Bowdoin College in Brunswick, ME.