The Department of Radiology recently appointed Erin Cooke, MD, Associate Professor of Clinical Radiology and professional studio artist, as Director of Arts. The first position of its kind in the department, the Director of Arts will aim to illustrate the connection between radiology and the arts; develop novel means for integrating art in the department; and engage other physician-artists in a multi-institutional collaboration between the arts and medicine as a whole.
Brent Savoie, MD, JD, Associate Professor in the Department Radiology, has been appointed Faculty Adviser of the Honor Council of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM). He succeeds Kate Payne, JD, RN, NC-BC, who held the position for several years until her unexpected passing earlier this year.
The Department of Radiology recently announced chief residents for the Diagnostic Radiology (DR) and Integrated Interventional Radiology (IR) class of 2022. Third-year DR resident Drs. Emily Lippincott and Shuai Yuan, and fourth-year IR resident Drs. Casey Cable, Janesh Lakhoo and Alan North, will assume their roles as chief residents for their respective residency training programs starting in June.