Warning Signs of Stress

From the Summer 2014 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

Your body’s stress warning signs tell you that something isn’t right. Much like the glowing orange “check engine” light on your car’s dashboard, if you neglect the alerts sent out by your body, you could have a major engine malfunction. … Continued

Class Notes

From the Summer 2014 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

1950s Gerald Stone, M.D., ‘57, HS ‘58, and his wife, Lois, welcomed their first great-grandchild on May 8. The first of their 15 grandchildren, David Clay, M.D., BA ‘09, shares the same birthday. Stone continues to do locum tenens and stays active in the … Continued

Changes Coming to the MCAT

From the Summer 2014 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

MCAT 2015 For more than 80 years, the MCAT exam has been a valuable predictor of students’ academic success in medical school. The coming changes to the test will make it an even better exam, by helping medical schools identify … Continued

Quicknotes

From the Summer 2014 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

VICC debuts novel neuroendocrine tumor treatment A retired elementary school principal has become the first patient at Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center to receive an investigational cancer therapy for the treatment of his neuroendocrine tumor. Harold (Cap) Caplan of Hilton Head, South … Continued

These Doctors Mean Business

From the Summer 2014 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

While patient care is an important part of the careers of the majority of Vanderbilt University School of Medicine graduates, some find that they can make the greatest leadership contributions in non-clinical roles. These doctors get down to business.