Associate Professor of Medicine
General Internal Medicine and Public Health

Associate Professor of Pediatrics

Director, Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program

Professional Bio

Sandra A. Moutsios, MD, is a clinician educator and Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Pediatrics within Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

Dr. Moutsios graduated from Duke University with a degree in biomedical engineering, then graduated from the University of Florida College of Medicine with an MD. She completed her Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency (Med-Peds) at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, and then completed a chief resident year in the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt. She became the first Internal Medicine-Pediatrics program director at Vanderbilt in 1998, a position which she still holds today. She has been an active member of the Med-Peds Program Director’s Association and is a past president of that national organization. She was awarded the leadership in Med-Peds Award by this organization in 2021.

Dr. Moutsios works with the Accreditation Council on Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) in their national faculty development educational programs. She teaches several times a year at the ACGME in Chicago on “Developing Faculty Competencies in Assessment.” She was asked by the ACGME to create a regional version of this course at Vanderbilt, which she did in 2015, and has continued to offer annually. This was the model for the first ACGME Regional Hub Faculty Development courses around the country and internationally. Dr. Moutsios serves as a consultant to the development to other faculty development hubs around the world, and there are now 18 international ACGME regional hub courses.


MD - University of Florida College of Medicine - 1993
Residency - Med-Peds - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine - 1997
Residency - Chief Resident Pediatrics - VUMC - 1998