Dr. Anderson Spickard, III, M.D., M.S is Assistant Dean of Education Design and Informatics and Associate Professor of Medicine in the Departments of Medicine and Biomedical Informatics at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. Dr. Spickard earned his BA from the University of North Carolina and his MD from Vanderbilt University. He completed his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at the University of Washington and obtained a Masters in epidemiology from the University of Virginia. He joined the faculty at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine in 1995.
Dr. Spickard is an active practitioner in Internal Medicine. Dr. Spickard’s expertise includes medical education and the application of informatics and technology to the demanding training environment. Dr. Spickard has won numerous teaching awards locally and nationally. He is the co-founder of KnowlegeMap and Learning Portfolio, the original learning management systems of the Vanderbilt School of Medicine. He has published much work in the effective use of informatics technology in medical education. Dr. Spickard brings his leadership and experience in curriculum design and informatics to provide a sustained infrastructure to the Vanderbilt heath care learning system.