Vanderbilt University Medical Center's unconscious bias trainers deliver workshops to colleagues that explore how unconscious biases develop, how they influence perceptions and decision making and how to mitigate these effects.
One of VUMC's four Strategic Directions is to make Diversity and Inclusion Intentional. Socioeconomic, racial and gender disparities in access to health care are growing. To counter, VUMC must become more diverse and more representative of the patients it takes care of, and more intentional in its efforts for inclusion.
Unconscious bias training will help VUMC combat bias to deliver the best care for all patients.
Amita Bey, Ed.D., MPH
Associate Director, Office of Inclusion and Health Equity (OIHE)
Andrea Birch, M.D.
Associate Professor of Clinical of Radiology & Radiological Sciences
Stephanie Brodtrick, Ph.D., MBA
Principal Consultant, Leadership and Organization Development
Hope Collins, MPA
Manager, Interpreter Services
Julie Damp, M.D.
Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Director, Cardiovascular Medicine Fellowship Program
Learning and Development/ Financial Training
Nursing Administration, Shared Governance
Robert Hoffman, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology
Vice Chair for Graduate Medical Education
Director, Residency Training Program
Billy Hudson, Ph.D.
Elliot V. Newman Professor of Medicine,
Professor of Biochemistry, Cell and Developmental Biology, Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology
Director of Center for Matrix Biology
April Kapu, DNP, R.N., ACNP-BC, FAANP
Acute Care Nurse Practitioner
Associate Nursing Officer Advanced Practice
Director, Office of Advanced Practice
Stephanie Keene, M.S.
Sr. Program Manager New Clinician Orientation, Administrative Fellows Program and eStar Training Logistics | VMG Learning/eStar Training and Delivery| Human Resources
Ryzell McKinney, Ed.D.
Patient Access Services
Director, Access Technology
Kevin Mitchell, Jr., M.D., Pharm.D.
Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Jay Morrison, Jr., MSN, R.N., CPPS
Sr. Associate, Nursing
Amy Owen Nieberding, Ph.D.
Director, Leadership and Organization Development
Joseph Qualls, B.S., M.Ed.
Senior Learning Consultant, Learning and Development
Charles Rush, M.D.
Associate Professor of Obstetrics & Gynecology
Stephanie Spottswood, M.D., MSPH
Professor of Radiology, Emerita
Kyla Terhune, M.D.
Vice Chair for Education, Section of Surgical Sciences
Associate Professor of Surgery and Anesthesiology
Residency Program Director, General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Section Chief, General Surgery, VA Medical Center, Tennessee Valley Health System
Johnny Woodard, MSN, RN-BC
Nursing Education Specialist, Vanderbilt Behavioral Health
Cammie Davenport Woodle
Employee Relations Consultant
Del Ray Zimmerman
Director, Office for Diversity Affairs and LGBTQ Health
Arie L. Nettles, Ph.D., NCSP, HSP
Senior Training Leader
Professor of Clinical Pediatrics