October 25, 2011

VUMC to launch live video chat series with event on genomic medicine and heart disease

Patients, caregivers, and consumers will have a chance Nov. 9 to ask questions about the latest in genomic medicine and heart care innovations during a live online video chat with Vanderbilt University Medical Center experts.

The free event, which will be 1:30-2 p.m., is the first in a series called My Health Chat at Vanderbilt. The series is designed to showcase the latest in medical science and give the public a chance to chat directly with the people behind these discoveries.

Dr. Jim Jirjis, VUMC’s chief medical informatics officer, will host the chat with Dr. Doug Sawyer,chief of cardiovascular medicine, and Keith Churchwell, executive director of Vanderbilt Heart.

Sign up for My Health Chat here.

You may also submit questions via Twitter to @VUMCHealth or on Vanderbilt Health’s Facebook Page.