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2022-2023 Admission Tracker


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*MD applications are screened by the admissions committee before a secondary invitation is sent

Why Vanderbilt

Incoming Class of 2021


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Nicole Kloosterman and Kelsey McNew, Levi Watkins, Jr. Student Award recipients

Kloosterman, McNew win Levi Watkins, Jr. Student Awards for diversity efforts

M4 Nicole Kloosterman and MD/PhD graduate student Kelsey McNew recently received recognition for their commitments to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion at VUSM by Lexie Little In 1970, Levi Watkins, Jr., MD, became the first African American to graduate from Vanderbilt University School of Medicine (VUSM). From the moment he matriculated in 1966 until the…

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Meet Our MD Students

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Jeffanie Wu

Class of 2023

Program: MD

Hometown: Chicago, Illinois

Undergraduate Institution: Vanderbilt University

Specialty Interest: ENT

Hello there! I’m Jeffanie, and I’m really passionate about medicine. I came to Vanderbilt excited to start building my career, really from Day One. Here, we start seeing patients on our clinical rotations in our second year following the Year 1 preclinical curriculum. I also chose Vandy because I love research, and I thought it was amazing that research is incorporated into the curriculum. VUSM has a lot of support for people who love research, including a paid research year out through the Medical Scholars Program. We have room to build the careers we want as physicians and researchers. I’m involved with the Careers in Medicine student organization, where I serve as ENT Interest Group Leader. I’ve also been involved with the Medicine & Business Society and AMA/TMA, the Vanderbilt University Chapter of the American Medical Association and Tennessee Medical Association. We really have room to connect with other professionals and start building networks early on.

Fun fact about me: If I could only eat one meal for the rest of my life, I’d have to say sushi.

Reach out to me about:

  • Research at Vanderbilt
  • Student Life
  • Healthcare administration and delivery
  • Curriculum
  • Business of Medicine

Have questions? Reach out to any ambassador!


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