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Where Are Our Alumni?

The mission of the BRET Office of Outcomes Research is to provide program evaluation and program outcomes analyses to biomedical Ph.D. training program directors at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.

We encourage you to visit the BRET Outcomes website for more information on our research


Beyond the Lab YouTube Video Series (alumni interviews)

Curious about what biomedical Ph.D.s do for their career? Over 65 videos in the “Beyond the Lab” video series, the BRET Office of Career Development interviews Vanderbilt Ph.D. and postdoctoral alumni about their career path. Kate Stuart interviews alumni about her or his career path, skill development, and other career advice. All are available publicly on YouTube with quick links to the questions in the video summary. See the full listing here.

Beyond the Lab Podcast Series

In early 2018, the Beyond the Lab video series was repurposed and launched as an audio podcast series. New episodes drop each week and can be found on iTunes. See all here.


989 Ph.D.s have graduated since 1995. Of those, we have career outcome data on 914 graduates (92%).