This is Not a Drill

From the Winter 2017 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

At 2:20 a.m. on June 12, 2016, Michael Cheatham, M.D., asleep at home in Orlando, Florida, was awakened by a phone call. A colleague said, “There’s been a mass casualty shooting event, and we need you here.” Cheatham, VUSM ‘89, … Continued

Global Ambition

From the Summer 2016 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

  Growing up in the small rural village of Yetebon, Ethiopia, Kidane Amare Sarko could step just outside his thatched-roof, mud and wood hut and see his future. He could see his father, who could neither read nor write, work … Continued

The Envelope, Please

From the Summer 2016 edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine

  More than an hour had passed since Trisha Pasricha, M.D., ‘16, got the news. It wasn’t until all the cameras were shut down and the last shot secured that the tears began to well up in her eyes. It was … Continued