January 12, 2017

MLK Day kicks off with morning program, Jan. 16

MLK 2017

MLK 2017

The VUMC community will observe and kickoff Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a morning tribute program held as part of the annual commemoration series of lectures, service activities and events.

On Monday, Jan.16, all faculty and staff are invited to gather from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the north lobby of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s (VUMC) Light Hall to reflect and celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King. The event will feature Vanderbilt students and VUMC staff performances and include remarks and light refreshments. For details about the morning program, contact Janet Rachel in human resources at 615-343-5479 or email janet.c.rachel@vanderbilt.edu.

Other VUMC activities include a lunchtime keynote speaker, David Gordon, M.D., dean of the College of Health Professions, University of Akron who will address “Diversity and Inter-Professional Teamwork as it Relates to the Health Professions.” For additional details and a full list of 2017 commemoration activities, visit www.vanderbilt.edu/mlk.