Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division
Hematology Oncology

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Professional Bio

Wade Iams, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology and Oncology. Dr. Iams’ primary research interest is identifying innovative applications of blood biomarker analysis in patients with lung cancer. He has helped develop infrastructure to perform key validation research on new technologies for blood biomarker analysis, both during his residency training at Vanderbilt University and his fellowship training at Northwestern University. Results from the early components of this work have been published (most recently in the Journal of Thoracic Oncology, PMID 28951314) and presented at multiple national meetings. As a junior faculty member, he looks forward to continuing this work and keeping Vanderbilt at the leading edge of the field of blood biomarker development. He is also interested in medical education and has served as a Chief Resident during his internal medicine training at Vanderbilt and Chief Fellow during his fellowship training at Northwestern University. He plans to continue to engage in medical education activities and advance the medical education mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Education

MD - University of Michigan - 2012
Residency - Internal Medicine - Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2015
Residency - Chief. Internal Medicine - Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2016
Fellowship - Clinical Oncology - McGaw Medical Center - 2018