Profiles in discovery

From the Fall 2019 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Infectious diseases. Addiction. Mitochondrial diseases. Glioblastoma. In this issue of Vanderbilt Medicine, we share glimpses of five basic scientists in the early stages of their careers who are tackling these tough clinical problems by probing structures of individual proteins, cell … Continued

Support for physicians

From the Winter 2018 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

At Vanderbilt, physicians can turn to the Faculty and Physician Wellness Program, which was established nearly 20 years ago, for confidential psychological support. About 6 percent of the faculty and physicians seek help annually for problems that are impacting their … Continued

Call to Action

From the Winter 2018 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

The National Academy of Medicine (NAM) announced in January that more than 130 organizations across the U.S. — including associations, hospital and medical systems, universities, and professional societies — have joined NAM in declaring their commitment to reducing burnout and … Continued

Gut Reaction

From the Summer 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

  Jennifer Fleming was 22 years old, just beginning a career in a new city, when she started having some troubling symptoms. A persistently upset stomach, diarrhea and a small amount of rectal bleeding launched a barrage of tests that … Continued