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Tia'Asia James, MD

Preferred Name:



Pine Bluff, AR


Medical School:

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff

Tia'Asia James, MD

Why did you choose VUMC  Emergency Medicine?

During my away rotation at Vanderbilt, I always felt that I could be my authentic self while learning from clinical leaders in emergency medicine. Everyone was committed to helping me develop professionally and clinically, even after my rotation ended. Also, I am very interested in medical education and advocacy so the diverse patient population at Vandy allows me to care for the medically underserved while serving as a teacher to inquisitive medical students. Overall, I chose Vandy because I know the diverse patient population, high patient volumes, and dedicated attendings here at Vanderbilt will appropriately challenge me to become a well-rounded and prepared EM physician.

What TV show are you currently watching?

The Resident

What book are you currently reading?

Outliers: The Story of Success by Malcolm Gladwell

What is your favorite restaurant in Nashville?

Hattie B's Hot Chicken

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