"Hohn McPherson, MD"
john.mcpherson@vumc.org

  John McPherson, MD 

Vice Chair for Education 

Director, Residency Program

Clinical interests:  Board certified in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease, and Interventional Cardiology. Special interests in chronic ischemic heart disease, acute coronary syndromes, and post cardiac arrest management.

Academic/research interests: Medical education, atherosclerosis, targeted temperature management, acute coronary syndromes

"John Sergent, MD"
john.sergent@vumc.org

John S. Sergent, MD

Vice Chair Emeritus for Education

Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Clinical interests: Board certified in Internal Medicine and Rheumatology. Major interests include vasculitis, inflammatory muscle disease, and systemic lupus

Academic interest: Medical education at the undergraduate and resident level

"Brian Christman, MD"
brian.christman@va.gov
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Brian Christman, MD

Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Clinical Interests: Board certified in Medicine, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine; special interests in sepsis, ARDS, pulmonary vascular disease, asthma.

Academic/research interests—narrative medicine, pulmonary hypertension, role of lipid mediators in pulmonary pathophysiology, mechanisms of oxidant-induced lung dysfunction, urea cycle-nitric oxide trafficking in regulation of lung inflammation, lung injury after stem cell transplantation.

"Neeraja Peerson, MD, MDc"
neeraja.peterson@vumc.org

Neeraja Peterson, MD, MSc

Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program  Associate Chair, Ambulatory Education

Clinical interests: Primary care, women’s health, preventive health, chronic disease management

Academic interests: Resident ambulatory education, population health management, primary care quality metrics and  team-based care, health services research

"Beth Ann Yakes, MD"
elizabeth.a.yakes@vumc.org 

Elizabeth Ann Yakes, MD

Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Clinical Interests: Outpatient General Internal Medicine; Preventive Medicine

Academic Interests: Medical Education (UME and GME); Physician Well-being; Remediation and Coaching; Leadership  Training; Mentoring

"Kevin Mitchell, MD, PharmD"
kevin.m.mitchell@vumc.org

Kevin Mitchell, MD, PharmD

Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

 

Clinical Interests: Board certified in Internal Medicine & Pediatrics. Special interests include hypertension, patient  education and engagement, adolescent health.

Academic/research interests: Medical education, effects of micro and microaggressions on minority healthcare workers

"Jacob Hathaway, MD, MPH"
jacob.hathaway@vumc.org

Jacob Hathaway, MD, MPH

Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Clinical Interests: Board certified in Medicine, general primary care medicine, patient adherence and health  behavior change, musculoskeletal pain

Academic interests: Quality measurement and process improvement, interdisciplinary care teams and care coordination

"Julie Bastarache, MD"
julie.bastarache@vumc.org

Julie Bastarache, MD

Associate Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program

Clinical interest: Critical Care medicine, sepsis, ARDS, delirium, non-pulmonary organ dysfunction

Academic interests: I’m a physician scientist with a basic and translational research lab that studies cellular and molecular mechanisms of ARDS and non-pulmonary organ dysfunction in critical illness

"Patrick Hu, MD"
patrick.j.hu@vumc.org

Patrick J. Hu, MD, PhD

Executive Secretary of the Tinsley Randolph, Harrison Society

Clinical interests: Solid tumor oncology

Research interests: The role of insulin signaling pathways and endoplasmic reticulum homeostasis in development, aging, and disease