Letter From Ann Price
Dear Vanderbilt University Medical Alumni,
Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Reunion 2016
Our next biennial VUSM Reunion, Oct. 20-22, is fast approaching. Reunion festivities will begin on Thursday afternoon, Oct. 20, with a golf outing at Vanderbilt’s Legends Club, followed by an evening welcome reception and awards program at the Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum. This year we will honor our 2016 VMAA Distinguished Alumni Award recipients, Levi Watkins Jr., M.D.,’70 (posthumous award) and Kathleen M. Neuzil, M.D., HS ‘91, FE ‘92, MPH ‘98. On Friday, Oct. 21, the Reunion schedule features CME opportunities, Quinq Class inductions (classes of ‘66 and ‘67), luncheons for all alumni, walking tours and evening anniversary class parties. Saturday, Oct. 22, Reunion activities include student presentations, as well as a tailgate and football game (VU vs. Tennessee State University). To learn more about the VUSM Reunion 2016, please visit our VMAA website, which will be continuously updated during the coming months: www.medschool.vanderbilt.edu/alumni; or call the VMAA office with your Reunion questions: (800) 288-0266.
VMAA Welcomes New Board Members
The VMAA welcomes the following newly elected board representatives whose four-year terms will begin at Reunion 2016: John Matthews, M.D., HS ‘80 (Tennessee); Rohan Shah, M.D., ‘08, FE ‘14, BE ‘04 (Tennessee); Anna Person, FAC, (Infectious Diseases Society); Deborah Sherman, M.D., HS ‘90, FAC ‘00 (Savage Society); Stephen Strickland Jr., M.D., MSCI ‘10, FAC (Hematology/Oncology Society); and Robert Boyce, M.D., ‘96, HS ‘01 (Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Society). In addition, Laura Sortori, M.D., (Pediatrics) and Karan Shah, M.D., (Emergency Medicine) will join the board as the house staff representatives. Jason Singer (VMS IV, President) will serve as the board’s new student representative.
Worthy of Note News
Hearing from you is one of the most enjoyable aspects of my role with the VMAA. Please take a moment to submit your “Worthy of Note” news for our next edition of Vanderbilt Medicine Magazine. Send your news and photographs to firstname.lastname@example.org; fax to (615) 936-8475; or mail to VUMC, 21st Ave. S., and Medical Center Drive, MCN D-8212, Nashville, Tennessee 37232-2106.
We hope to hear from you soon.