Taylor Wootton, M.D., is about to begin her residency in Internal Medicine at Vanderbilt, but first, she has to survive "boot camp." The good news is the first patient who "codes" on her and her team is made of plastic. (Joe Howell, photographer; Carole Bartoo, slide show editor)
J.D. Williams is one of the soldiers helping Vanderbilt doctors find clues about a mysterious new illness seen in veterans of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (Pat Slattery, videographer/editor; Carole Bartoo, reporter; additional video, Jenny Mandeville and Carole Bartoo)
Fourth-year medical students Ashley Long and her fiancé, Josh Rubin, participated in the “couples match” and anxiously await the results of Match Day to see where they will be going for their residencies. (Photography and slide show editing by Joe Howell)
Doug Heimburger, M.D., MD ’78, entered the global health field about four years ago, but it was a calling that developed over two centuries in his family. One hundred years before Heimburger was born, his great-grandparents were missionaries to China and lived there for 56 years from 1864-1920. His great-grandmother founded a hospital in the Shandong province, which is still running today and will soon grow to 3,000 beds. MORE >>
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