Letter from Ann Price, MD
Dear Vanderbilt University Medical Alumni,
Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Reunion 2018
Our next biennial VUSM Reunion, Oct. 11-13, is fast approaching. Reunion festivities will begin on Thursday morning, Oct. 11, with a golf outing at Richland Country 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 2018 VMAA
Distinguished Alumni Award recipients, David M. Gershenson, MD’71, and Kathryn M. Edwards, MD, FAC ‘80-present, in addition to our 2018 Distinguished Service Award recipient, Katherine (Kitty) Davis Murfree. On Friday, Oct. 12, there will be CME opportunities, Quinq class inductions (classes of ‘68 and ‘69), luncheons for all alumni, walking tours and evening anniversary class parties. Saturday, Oct. 13, Reunion activities include student presentations, as well as a tailgate and football game (VU vs. University of Florida). To learn more about VUSM Reunion 2018, 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 2018: Michael J. Fowler, MD, FE’01 (Endocrine Society); Stephanie C. Kurita, MD, FAC (Radiology Society); Roman E. Perri, MD, HS’01 (Brittingham Society); Mark E. Rawls, MD, HS’10, BE’02 (Christie Society); Kyla P. Terhune, MD, HS’11, EMBA’16 (Scott Society); Jerry J. Jaboin, MD, HS’10 (Roentgen Society); Vernon A. Rayford, MD’09 (Young Alumnus Representative); Brenessa Lindeman, MD’09 (Southeast); Airron L. Richardson, MD’04, MBA’05 (Northeast); Samer S. Hasan, MD/PhD’94 (Northeast); Rear Admiral Paul D. Pearigen, MD’87 (Far West); Robert L. Rosenfeld, MD’94, MA’73, HS’99 (Far West). In addition, Ryan Byrne, MD, and Claude Pirtle, MD, will join the board as the house staff representatives. Fourth-year class president Will French will serve as the 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 Avenue South and Medical Center Drive, MCN D-8212, Nashville, Tennessee 37232-2106.
We hope to hear from you soon.