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The 10th Annual Gerald S. Gotterer Health Professions Education Research Day (HPERD) - December, 2018

January 2, 2019

On December 14, 2018, VUSM and VUMC celebrated the 10th year of the Annual Gerald S. Gotterer Health Education Professionals Research Day (HPERD)!  Organized by the Office of Health Sciences Education through the Educator Development Program and the Office for Continuous Professional Development, the goal of HPERD is to provide an opportunity for all members of the education community to display their progress and success in health professions education innovation.

The Gerald S. Gotterer Health Professions Education Research Day (HPERD) celebrated its 9th year October 30, 2017

November 3, 2017

Since 2009, HPERD has been held each year to highlight education research in the health professions ongoing in the Vanderbilt University Medical Center community. Organized by the Office of Health Sciences Education through the Educator Development Program and the Office for Continuous Professional Development the goal of HPERD is to provide an opportunity for all members of the education community to display their progress and success in health professions education innovation.

ACGME Honors Vanderbilt University Medical Center with 2nd Annual DeWitt C. ‘Bud’ Baldwin Award

March 29, 2017

Bonnie Miller, M.D., senior associate dean for Health Sciences Education and Executive Vice President of Educational Affairs for VUMC, joined Donald Brady, M.D., senior associate dean for Graduate Medical Education, at the ACGME Annual Education Conference in Orlando, Florida, March 9 to receive the award on behalf of the Medical Center.   Read Vanderbilt Reporter article here: https://news.vanderbilt.edu/2017/03/09/award-lauds-medical-education-pr…

School of Medicine’s newest teaching award honors Nanney

November 7, 2016

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM) recently established the Academy for Excellence in Education Lillian B. Nanney Award for Outstanding Service to the VUSM/Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Community of Educators.
 
 Please read full Reporter article here...

Dewey Elected to Lead Faculty Senate

August 19, 2016

Congratulations to Charlene M. Dewey, M.D., M.Ed., FACP, Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for Educator Development, Director of the Educator Development Core and Educator Development Program, Co-Director of the Center for Professional Health, and Chair of the Faculty Physician Wellness Committee, on her newly elected position as Vanderbilt University Faculty Senate Chair. As Chair of the Faculty Senate, Dr. Dewey will oversee the work of The Senate which is the representative and deliberative body of the Faculties.

AAMC awards second place prize for innovations in research and education

August 10, 2016

Congratulations goes to Kathy Gould, PhD, Associate Dean for Biomedical Sciences, Robert Carnahan, PhD, Associate Professor and Kimberly Petrie, PhD, BRET Director of Career Development, for designing and implementing the Business and Management Principles for Scientists course which was selected as the second place winner of the AAMC 2016 Innovations in Research Education Award.

Tyler Reimschisel, M.D., selected as a Macy Faculty Scholar

July 22, 2016

Dr. Tyler Reimschisel, director of the Division of Developmental Medicine and the Center for Child Development, has been selected for the 2016 Class of Macy Faculty Scholars.
 
 The Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation launched the Macy Faculty Scholars Program in 2010 to identify and nurture the careers of educational innovators in medicine and nursing.
 
 Please read the full article in the VUMC Reporter.