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MSTP Halftime Party

Jun. 11, 2018—The MSTP G2 class, who are halfway through the arduous MD/PhD program, celebrate their accomplishments at the “Halftime” event every year. This event starts with a talk by Dean Balser, President and CEO of Vanderbilt University Medical Center and one of the first MD/PhD graduates from Vanderbilt, who gives words of advice to the students to...

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Fourth-Year Travels

May. 14, 2018—Every year, many of the fourth-year medical students take some time off between Match Day and graduation to do some traveling. Here are some examples of our adventurous fourth year students traveling the world! Ben Li Colombia Ruey Hu Vienna, Austria Daniel Markwalter Cycled from Nashville, TN to Natchez, MS Meg Tebbs, Isabelle Gigante, and Jillian Berkman...

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Nashville 2018: A Year in the Life

Apr. 30, 2018—MSTP students Brad Reinfeld and Rachel Brown share a selection of monthly activities showcasing Nashville’s vibrant food, music, and culture. There is a lot more to Nashville than just country music and cowboy hats. Read their Nashville 2018: A Year in the Life post on the MSTP blog and visit medschool.vanderbilt.edu/mstp to learn more about the Medical Scientist Training Program. photo by...

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The Escape Game

Mar. 5, 2018—The fourth-years are back from interviews and getting into trouble already. It was time for their next school-sponsored Bucket List event —a trip to the Escape Game! In their recent trip to the Escape Game, two groups of students found themselves locked in a room with only one hour to escape. Your group escapes by...

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Brunch at Puckett’s

Feb. 19, 2018—Now that the fourth years are back in town for Intersession, we celebrated the end of a busy interview season with another fourth-year-class bucket list event! This Saturday, we went downtown to enjoy a traditional Southern brunch at Puckett’s, a well-established restaurant (previously a grocery store) that serves classic Southern comfort food and BBQ. On...

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Goat Yoga in Nashville

Dec. 18, 2017—The fourth-year medical students at Vanderbilt are currently running around the country interviewing for residency. Despite all the craziness, they still found time to explore all Nashville has to offer. The fourth-year class made a Nashville bucket list and is in the midst of doing all these activities together. The latest activity — Goat Yoga Nashville!  

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Seven Great Outdoor Adventures Near Nashville

Dec. 14, 2017—MSTP students Cam Bermudez and Joe Luchsinger list seven outdoor adventures all within a two-hour drive of Nashville. Complete with level of difficulty, distance away, and pro tips, you can't go wrong with these spots for a weekend getaway. Read their Seven Great Outdoor Adventures Near Nashville post on the MSTP blog and visit medschool.vanderbilt.edu/mstp to learn...

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College Cup 2017

Nov. 6, 2017—October 27th and 28th was Vanderbilt University School of Medicine’s College Cup! What’s College Cup? So glad you asked! College Cup is the best weekend of the year for Vandy Med students. All the students compete for their college to see which college reigns supreme. Read what our College Cup Event Captains had to say about...

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It’s College Cup 2017!

Oct. 26, 2017—College Cup 2017 is here! This Friday, students will officially kick-off this year's College Cup, an Olympic-style competition that pits the four School of Medicine advisory colleges against one another in tests of athleticism, intellect, and team spirit. The winning college takes home the Cup and bragging rights for the year. Follow our VMS Wellness Instagram account...

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Free Food at Vandy

Mar. 6, 2017—When you’re busy studying for exams or just feel too lazy to cook, there are many options for free food- even gourmet options around the medical center and the Vanderbilt undergraduate campus. In fact, there was a guy who once lived of free food on campus for a week (and didn’t die). I don’t think...

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