DIDACTIC CURRICULUM

The faculty at VUMC includes world famous researchers, educators, and an incredible group of bedside clinicians. We pride ourselves on a robust division structure with a large diversity of excellence in EM subspecialties. Many of our residents choose to pursue fellowships after residency.  The following competitive fellowships are available at Vanderbilt:

  • Addiction Medicine (Psychiatry)

  • Critical Care (Anesthesiology)

  • EMS

  • Global Health

  • Health Equity

  • Informatics (Biomedical Informatics)

  • Palliative Care (Internal Medicine)

  • Pediatric Emergency Medicine (Pediatrics)

  • Research

  • Simulation

  • Sports Medicine (Orthopedics and Pediatrics)

  • Ultrasound

Vanderbilt Emergency Medicine has long been recognized as a leader in didactic education. Our curriculum is specially designed around the science of adult learning and includes high-yield short lectures, flipped classroom case-based learning, a novel life and career skills curriculum called Evolution MD, inter-departmental learning, and our famous airway/cadaver lab taught by top procedural experts. You will spend over 100 hours with our dedicated Simulation and Procedure faculty and log hundreds of ED ultrasounds under the careful supervision of our Ultrasound Division. There is nothing you will not be taught and nothing you won’t be able to do.