The Harrison Society Seminar Series is a monthly meeting of Harrison Scholars and alums. The format alternates between career development panel discussions and fellow research in progress presentations.  This year, the seminars are primarily virtual on Thursdays from 12-1 pm via Zoom (unless otherwise noted.)

2021-22 Seminar dates are as follows:


Presenter/Sub-Specialty Title of Presentation
September 16, 2021

Previous Harrison Scholars

Drs. JP Arroyo, David Patrick and Celestine "Celly" Wanjalla

" How to write a CDA application"
October 21, 2021

Previous Harrison Scholars

Drs. Carey Hwang, Mimi Huizinga and Valerie Jansen

"A Physician-Scientist Career in Industry"
December 16, 2021

Vanderbilt Division Directors

Drs. Jane Freedman (Cardiology), Alp Ikizler (Nephrology), and Al Powers (Diabetes/Endocrinology)

"Discussion with division directors - What they are looking for when hiring junior faculty"
January 20, 2022

Jeff Freiberg, MD, PhD

"Elucidating the mechanisms of antibiotic tolerance in Staphylococcus aureus biofilms"

Feb. 17, 2022

Dixon Dorand, MD, PhD

"Exploiting Spliceosome Mutations in Breast Cancer and Sarcoma Genome wide screening for Chemotherapy resistance.  For the cutting edge back to the basics"
Mar. 17, 2022 Megan Lancaster, MD, PhD "TBD"
Apr. 21, 2022 Harrison Society Director, Dr. Patrick Hu State of the Harrison Society / recruitment results 
May 19, 2022 Jean Wassenaar, MD, PhD "TBD"
June 16, 2022 Dan Cook, MD, PhD "TBD"
July 21, 2022 Brett Heimlich, MD, PhD "TBD
Aug. 18, 2022 Nathan Bloodworth, MD, PhD "TBD"