Anderson Spickard, III, M.D., M.S.

Anderson Spickard, III, M.D., M.S.

Assistant Dean of Education Design and Technology

Associate Professor of Medicine

Associate Professor of Biomedical Informatics

3402B Medical Research Building IV
2213 Garland Avenue
Nashville 37232-0432


Dr. Anderson Spickard, III, M.D., M.S is Assistant Dean of Education Design and Technology 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 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 leaderships and experience in curriculum design and informatics to provide a sustained infrastructure to the Vanderbilt heath care learning system.

Dr. Spickard's Papers in Pubmed