Batson College Mentors

  • William (Bill) Cutrer, MD, MEd

    Assistant Professor Of Pediatrics, Critical Care Medicine, Director of Learning Communities, Immersion Phase Co-Director

    Dr. Cutrer currently serves as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Critical Care Medicine, and works clinically in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. He is the Director of Learning Communities, the longitudinal component of Curriculum 2.0 that focuses on student development as professionals, including Ethics, Clinical Reasoning, Metacognition, Leadership and others. Additionally, he co-directs the Immersion Phase of Curriculum 2.0 medical student journey. Dr. Cutrer's academic interests include deliberate practice, clinical reasoning, and helping students become expert learners.

    5113 Doctor's Office Tower
    2200 Children's Way
    Nashville 37232
    (615) 936-3968

  • Andrew Pfeffer, MD

    Emergency Medicine

    Dr. Pfeffer was born and raised in the great state of New Jersey. He received his undergraduate degree in American History from Brown University, and his medical degree from the University of Virginia. He completed his residency in Emergency Medicine here at Vanderbilt, and served as Chief-Resident from 2013-2014. His academic interests include medical education and emergency department administration. Outside of the ED, Andrew enjoys spending time with his wife Emily, son Noah, and their two dogs, Rosa and Murphy.