Physician Spotlight

Dr. Patrice Harris: First African American Woman to Lead Nation's Oldest Medical Organization

Sep 09, 2019 at 06:33 pm by Staff

When Patrice Harris, MD, MA, was growing up in rural West Virginia, she wanted to be a pediatrician. But there was no role model in her family who had been to medical school ..... Read More

PHYSICIAN SPOTLIGHT: Between Medicine and Technology

Jul 16, 2019 at 04:29 pm by Staff

VUMC's Dr. Neal Patel Builds Bridges between Providers, IT There is sometimes a disconnect between overworked clinicians and tech-loving IT departments. That's not the case a.... Read More

A Nashville Transplant Story

Feb 07, 2018 at 02:51 pm by Staff

Babu Helps Rebuild Saint Thomas Heart Transplant Program A love of tinkering can set a curious mind on an unexpected path. Such was the case for Ashok Babu, MD, cardiothoraci.... Read More

The Crossroads of People & Medicine

Jan 15, 2018 at 03:25 pm by Staff

Jonathan Metzl Takes a Path Less Traveled "You can do whatever you want in life, after medical school." That was the running joke at home for Jonathan Metzl, MD, PhD, director.... Read More

Dr. Patrick Ryan: Making Quality the Cornerstone of His Practice

Feb 06, 2017 at 09:13 am by Staff

Delivering patient-centered quality care is at the heart of most healthcare conversations these days ... whether the discussion is about outcomes measures, value-based reimbur.... Read More

Leading by Example with a Work-Life Balance

Jan 10, 2017 at 10:23 am by Staff

When it comes to doling out health advice, Henry DePhillips, MD, FAAFP, doesn't just talk the talk ... he actually walks the walk. As chief medical officer at Teladoc, the wor.... Read More

Bringing Patient-Centered Care Home

Nov 03, 2016 at 03:07 pm by Staff

Dr. Frank Perry Works to Make his Hometown Healthier Nashville native Frank A. Perry, MD, is making his hometown a little healthier. The Father Ryan High graduate attended Fis.... Read More

Dr. Erika P. Hamilton: Making the 'C' Word a Little Less Scary for Breast & Gynecologic Cancer Patients

Oct 11, 2016 at 02:55 pm by Staff

It's a diagnosis everyone fears, but Tennessee Oncology and Sarah Cannon physician-scientist Erika P. Hamilton, MD said advances in clinical care and research are helping turn.... Read More

Inclusive by Nature

Sep 16, 2016 at 02:56 pm by Staff

Dr. André Churchwell Leads Diversity Efforts at VUMC Cardiologist André L. Churchwell, MD, FACC, is well known for his passion for patient care, penchant for style, an engagin.... Read More

Expanded Practice: Dr. Michael Warren Focuses on Population Health for TDH

Aug 10, 2016 at 10:49 am by Staff

Michael Warren, MD, MPH, FAAP had a plan. After finishing his medical training, he would return to the rural eastern North Carolina county where he grew up and join a primary.... Read More