Schools of Nursing, Medicine Create New LGBT Health Course
The needs and nuances of providing health care to members of the LGBT community is the focus of a new course jointly offered by VUSN and VUSM. [Article]
VUSN Veteran Military Joins with Local Groups to Help Families in Need
Several members of the VUSN Veteran and Military Student Group joined forces with Habitat for Humanity and The Mission Continues to be three houses in Middle Tennessee for families in needs. The VUSN crew, representing all five branches of the military, put down their stethoscopes and picked up hammers and paint brushes. The homeowners worked alongside the veterans to complete their homes.
Doctors Without Border's Kaz de Jong Visits Vanderbilt
Kaz de Jong, PhD, a psychologist with Doctors Without Borders, recently presented an overview of the organization’s 20 years in the field offering mental health services and citing efforts and challenges to combine science and humanitarian action in complex settings to a standing-room only audience at the Vanderbilt University School of Nursing (VUSN). The event was presented by the Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health, Doctors Without Borders and VUSN.