The Office of Health Sciences Education (OHSE) governs the range of educational activities of the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, including undergraduate medical education/MD program, graduate medical education, and physician continuing professional development, as well as several advanced degree programs in applied medical fields. Our office serves VUSM students, house staff, and faculty throughout the continuum of medical education. The office also directs activities of services that support these academic programs, including the Office of Educational Informatics and Technology; the Center for Experiential Learning and Assessment; faculty/educator development programs; financial and human resources functions; student support services; and health sciences education research support resources.
The Office of Health Sciences Education is dedicated to an ultimate goal of healthy, thriving persons and communities, and we strongly support efforts towards the health equity upon which such a goal rests. Read our formal social mission statement.