Professional Development Program
The Department of Medicine Professional Development Program serves as the premier model of a dynamic, responsive and compassionate program for professional development within the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Professional development is 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.
Kimryn Rathmell, MD, PhD
Hugh Jackson Morgan Chair in Medicine
Chair, Department of Medicine
Jill Gilbert, MD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Hematology and Oncology
Vice Chair for Professional Development
Ryan Buckley, MD
Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine and Public Health
Director, Miller Society
Mark de Caestecker, MBBS, PhD
Professor of Medicine, Division of Nephrology and Hypertension
Director, Nielson Society
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.