Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism
We have a rich tradition of clinical, investigative, and training excellence. The Division has over 20 faculty and over 50 staff members, who participate in a wide-range of clinical programs and clinical and basic science research. Training the next generation of physicians and scientists is a major part of our mission and involves an Endocrinology Training Program and a Medical Student Research Program.
The Division provides in-patient and out-patient care at two hospitals, Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Nashville Veterans Administration Hospital. We strive for excellence in patient care, and this has been recognized by our ranking as one of the best programs in Diabetes and Endocrinology by the US News and World Report.
Investigators in the Division conduct biomedical research ranging from laboratory-based to clinical investigation to outcomes and quality research. Research in the Division is supported by the National Institutes of Health, the American Diabetes Association, the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International, the Research Service of the Veterans Association as well as private foundations and pharmaceutical companies.
Division News Spotlight
Division Seeking Clinical Educator and Physician-Scientist
Clinical Educator Position:
The Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism at Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has an exciting opportunity for a board-certified/eligible endocrinologist as a clinician-educator faculty member. Physicians at any career stage with expertise in endocrine disorders, population health, genetics, implementation science, and/or quality improvement should send a confidential inquiry and CV to: firstname.lastname@example.org. VUMC encourages diversity in the workplace; women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
The Department of Medicine and the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism at Vanderbilt University Medical Center are seeking a mid-level or senior physician-scientist with an established research program in diabetes, metabolism, or cardiometabolic health using laboratory-based investigation, genetics, or clinical research. In addition to the outstanding research environment at Vanderbilt, this faculty member will be supported by an endowed chair. Please send a confidential inquiry and CV to: email@example.com. VUMC is an EOE. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.
Diabetes Research Featured in the Journal of the Endocrine Society
The Journal of the Endocrine Society is featuring a publication authored by Dr. Kathryn Dahir and colleagues on the clinical perspectives of tumor-induced osteomalacia, originally published in the journal in June of 2021. The article is free to view, and will be highlighted on the journal's homepage for the week of August 23rd, 2021.
Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Type 2 Diabetes
Congratulations to Shichun Bao on her contribution to work exhibiting the effectiveness of CGMs in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Check out the paper HERE.
Congratulations to Lindsay Bischoff and Chase Hendrickson for receiving the William Salmon Faculty Teaching Award
Congratulations to Ashley Jancuska and Dan Tilden for receiving the William Kovacs Outstanding Fellow Award
Dr. Maureen Gannon was recently featured on News Channel 4 segment "4 Your Community." Check out her interview below!
More than 20 million children and adults are living with diabetes in the United States.
In response, the Vanderbilt Eskind Diabetes Center uses a team approach to provide
excellent care so patients of all ages can live well with diabetes.
Department of Medicine - Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism
7465 Medical Research Building IV
Nashville, TN 37232-0475
Division Administrative Phone: 615-936-1653
Division Administrative Fax: 615-343-0172
Clinic Phone: 615-343-8332 / Clinic Fax 615-343-8346
Clinic Website: www.vanderbiltendocrinology.org