The Department of Medicine Professional Development Program will serve as the premier model of a dynamic, responsive and compassionate program for professional development within the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Professional development will be accessible, impactful and transformative for our diverse membership.

Initiatives of the Professional Development Program include the Miller, Nielson and Schaffner Professional Development societies, Mentorship Council and the Women in Medicine Initiative

 

Program Leadership

 

Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD

Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD
Hugh Jackson Morgan Chair in Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Physician-in-Chief, VUMC

Jill Gilbert, MD

Jill Gilbert, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Vice Chair for Professional Development

Ryan Buckley, MD

Ryan Buckley, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine and Public Health
Director, Society for Clinical Practice Track

 

 

Mark de Caestecker, MBBS, PhD

Mark de Caestecker, MBBS, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Director, Nielson Society

Lisa Mendes, MD

Lisa Mendes, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine
Director, Schaffner Society

 

 

If you have questions related to faculty professional development in the Department of Medicine, please email Carole Hathaway, Program Manager.