THURSDAY, OCTOBER 20
Golfers’ Outing & Lunch
Vanderbilt Legends Club • 1500 Legends Club Ln., Franklin, TN 37069
11:30 a.m. Lunch • 12:30 p.m. Tee Times begin • Refreshments. Participants must register for this event. Golf Chairman: Gerald B. Hickson, M.D. (HS ’78-’81, FE ’81-’83, FAC ’82 – Present)
Senior Vice President for Quality, Safety & Risk Prevention; Joseph C. Ross Chair in Medical Education and Administration
VMAA Board Luncheon and Meeting
Eskind Library - Board Room, 3rd Floor
11:30 a.m.- 3:30 p.m.
All-Alumni Welcome Dinner and the VMAA Awards Program
5:30 p.m. • Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum • Honoring the 2016 Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association Award Winners:
- Kathleen M. Neuzil, M.D., M.P.H., Distinguished Alumna Award
- Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D., Distinguished Alumnus Award
The evening offers cocktails, a buffet dinner and features the presentation of the VMAA Awards. Shuttles and valet parking will be available. Seating is limited. Alumni and one guest only, please. Registration requested.
Hosted by Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association (VMAA) President William J. Anderson, M.D. (VUSM ’69) and the VMAA.
Registration packet and Football tickets will be available for pick-up at the Country Music Hall of Fame.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 21
Registration Packet/Gift and Football Ticket Pick-Up: 6:30 a.m.–3:00 p.m., Light Hall, 1301 Medical Center Dr.
6:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. • Student Lounge/3rd Floor and North Lobby; Light Hall • The VMAA invites all alumni, spouses, Grand Round participants and guests to this complimentary breakfast. Registration required.
Grand Rounds and Conferences • 1 CME Credit
Life of the Campus • 6:30 a.m. – 9 a.m. • Various Locations
6:30 a.m.: Neurosurgery Grand Rounds Core Competencies Conference - Medical Center North, Room AA119
Lecture by Dr. Richard Berkman, Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery; Anatomy talk by Dr. Akshitkumar Mistry, third year resident; Medical student presentations
7:00 a.m: Interventional Cardiology Conference - Medical Center East, 5th Floor, Conference Room 5053-5054
Case based conference by Cardiology Fellows
7:00 a.m: Ophthalmology Grand Rounds - Vanderbilt Eye Institute, 1st Floor, Elliott Conference room
7:00 a.m.: Otolaryngology Grand Rounds - Medical Center East, South Tower, Room 8380B
“The Distracted Physician” by Charles M. Myer III, MD, Professor, UC Department of Pediatrics, UC Department of Otolaryngology – Head & Neck Surgery
Director of the Hearing Impaired Clinic at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Charles M. Myer III, MD, has special interests in general pediatric otolaryngology (ear, nose and throat), head and neck tumors, airway problems, congenital abnormalities and sinus disease. Author of numerous scientific articles, Dr. Myer is also the co-author of A Practical Approach to Pediatric Otolaryngology, Practical Pediatric Otolaryngology. Dr. Myer is president of the American Society of Pediatric Otolaryngology.
7:00 a.m.: Surgical Grand Rounds: LW Edwards Lecture - Light Hall, Room 208
Lecture on “Surgery in the 21st Century” by Dr. Yuman Fong, Chair and Professor, Department of Surgery, Professor of Experimental Therapeutics, Director, International Medicine, City of Hope
7:45 a.m.: Pediatric Morning Report: Children's Hospital, Wadlington Conference Room, Room 2202
8:00 a.m.: Neurology Grand Rounds - Medical Research Building III, Room 1220
8:00 a.m.: Obstetrics and Gynecology Grand Rounds - Light Hall, Room 512
Lecture on "Fibroids" by Dr. Jim Segars, Director of the Division of the Reproductive Science and Women’s Health Research, Professor, Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
8:00 a.m.: Palliative Care Educational Session - Critical Care Tower, Room 10404
"Chaplaincy in Trauma" by Rev. Beth Duke
Plenary Session I • 2.5 CME Credit*
8 a.m.–11:15 a.m. • Langford Auditorium; 1301 Medical Center Dr.
The President’s Welcome
William J. Anderson, M.D. (VU ’65; VUSM ’69), President, Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association
Update: Vanderbilt University School of Medicine and VUMC
Jeffrey R. Balser, M.D., Ph.D., President and CEO, Vanderbilt University Medical Center;Dean, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Keynote Address honoring Levi Watkins, Jr., M.D. (VUSM ’70) - 2016 VMAA Distinguished Alumnus
presented by Dr. Levi Garraway , M.D., Ph.D.
Director, Joint Center for Cancer Precision Medicine; Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Broad Institute; Associate Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Institute Member, Broad Institute Topic: “Principles of Cancer Precision Medicine”
Keynote Address presented by Kathleen Neuzil, M.D., M.P.H., FIDSA - 2016 VMAA Distinguished Alumna
Dr. Kathleen Neuzil (HS ’87-’91, FE ’91-’94, M.P.H ’98)
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics; Director, Center for Vaccine Development; Deputy Director, Institute for Global Health – University of Maryland School of Medicine. Topic: “Vaccine Research: A Powerful Tool to Achieve Health Equity”.
Update: Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Affairs
Ann H. Price, M.D. (VU '71, VUSM '78, HS '79-'81)
Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Quinq Medical Society Induction Ceremony
11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. • Langford Auditorium
Join us as we honor new Vanderbilt Quinq Medical Society inductees and their spouses.
Photographs of the new Quinq Classes will be taken immediately following the ceremony. Registration requested.
Quinq Medical Society Luncheon
12:15 p.m.–1:30 p.m. • Langford Lobby • For member of VUSM Classes 1967 and earlier and their families. Complimentary for two, $25 for additional guests. Registration required.
All-Alumni and Family Luncheon
12:00 p.m.–1:30 p.m. • Light Hall Student Lounge - Graduates, Classes of 1968 - present $15/adult - $8/children 6-12 - Free/children 5 and under. Registration required.
2–3 p.m. • Meet in Light Hall North Lobby
- Tour: Anatomy Lab – From the Old to the New led by Timothy Nunez, M.D., FACS, Associate Professor of Surgery, Trauma Performance Improvement Director - Walking Tour
- Tour: Highlights from the VUMC Art Collection: a walking tour from Light Hall to the Children’s Hospital led by Jenny Lewis, Program Coordinator, VUMC Art Department
Class Parties and Quinq Plus Party
See class pages for details.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 22
Registration Packet /Gift Pick- Up -
8 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. • Light Hall
Football Ticket Pick-Up
8 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. • Light Hall
Tickets will be available at Light Hall Registration until the start of tailgate on Purdy Field (time to be determined 10 days prior to the event). Tickets not picked up at the tailgate will be available at the Will Call tent at McGugin Center.
8 a.m. – 9 a.m. • Light Hall Student Lounge
The VMAA invites all medical alumni to this Saturday morning breakfast hosted by Ann H. Price, M.D., Associate Dean for Alumni Affairs, and the Vanderbilt Medical Alumni Association. Spouses and guests are cordially invited to this complimentary breakfast. Registration required.
Plenary Session II – Student Initiative • CME Credit
9–11 a.m. • 208 Light Hall
The Next Generation: Research/Clinical Care/Education
Moderator: Joey Barnett, PhD, Vice Chair, Professor of Pharmacology, Medicine, Pediatrics, and Pathology, Microbiology & Immunology, Director of the Office of Medical Student Research, Assistant Dean of Physician-Researcher Training, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
• Tommy An, VMS IV, (Class of 2017) Similar clinical severity and outcomes for
Aureus (MRSA) and
Aureus (MSSA) pediatric musculoskeletal infection
• Vivek Patel, VMS IV, (Class of 2017) Left ventricular function across the spectrum of body mass index in African-Americans: the Jackson Heart Study
Frances Wright, VMS IV, (Class of 2017) Plasminogen Activator Inhibitor-1
: A determining factor for Parietal Epithelial Cell/podocyte crosstalk in podocyte injury?
• James Carlucci, M.D., (VUSM '09, M.P.H., Class of 2017) Tuberculosis treatment outcomes for HIV/ TB co- infected children in resources-limited countries
• Alaina Davis, M.D. (VU '04, VUSM ’08, M.P.H., Class of 2017) Depression and medication non-adherence in childhood-onset Systemic Lupus Erythematous
Vanderbilt Homecoming Tailgate
4:30pm - 6:30 p.m.:
Purdy Field; 2700 Children's Way
Drop by the big tent for a delicious Southern buffet. Take a peek inside the new Recreation and Wellness Center and Field House.
$25/Adults. $10/Children 6-12. Free/Children 5 and under. Registration required.
Homecoming Football Game
Vanderbilt Commodores vs. Tennessee State University - Vanderbilt Stadium
Come cheer the ’Dores on to victory! A limited number of game tickets in the Reunion block (section A) are available at $30 each. Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis. To order, call (615) 322-0310 or on our website. Football tickets will not be mailed. Pick your tickets up during registration hours and tailgate. Tickets are non-refundable.