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Dr. Overbeeke is an AOA graduate of Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine (2009). She completed her residency in emergency medicine at Vanderbilt University (2009) and served as chief resident (2009-2010). Her academic interests include women in emergency medicine, faculty wellness, and ED administration/scheduling. She co-created the group Women in Academic Emergency Medicine (WAM!), a group of Vanderbilt female emergency medicine attendings, fellows, and residents that meets regularly to discuss issues specific to females in medicine. She is also a member of the EM Faculty Wellness Committee and serves as a VU Wellness Champion. She is currently the VUAH ED Advanced Practice Provider director as well as EM scheduler. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children, gardening, traveling, and taking care of the animals on her mini-farm including goats, sheep, and chickens.


Tara Overbeeke, MD

Medical Director, ED Advanced Practice Providers
Associate Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine

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