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How does Vanderbilt educate physician leaders? Watch this!

As an element of the medical school curriculum, the overarching mission of Medical Student Research at Vanderbilt is to educate our students about biomedical research through a series of coursework, training, and experiences to help them develop their critical thinking, innovation, leadership, and moral and civic capacities to the fullest. The aim of this research education is the cultivation of physicians who have a rich awareness not only of the clinical realm, but also the research method, critical evaluation of research, and an understanding of the contribution of research to our clinical evidence base, so that they may be physicians who effectively serve and lead in their chosen professions.​