Vice Chair - Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Nashville, Tennessee
Apr 05, 2023
Jun 05, 2023

The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Department of Neurology is committed to advancing equity, cultivating an inclusive environment, and recruiting and retaining faculty, staff, and trainees from diverse backgrounds, including individuals from groups historically excluded from and underrepresented in medicine and science. The Department’s goal is to be a nationally recognized leader in creating and supporting thriving and diverse teams, and fostering a culture that actively opposes racism and discrimination.

The department seeks candidates for this new role, Vice Chair, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI), which will strengthen the department’s commitment to DEI and firmly establish DEI as a core value in the department. The Vice Chair will be a catalyst and a visible presence in the department with a focus on creating and sustaining 1) diversity among faculty, staff, and trainees, 2) equitable policies, practices, and operations, and 3) an inclusive environment in which everyone can thrive and have a sense of belonging. The Vice Chair will provide vision and leadership, and will lead the development, implementation and oversight of programs and initiatives creating an environment where DEI is embedded in departmental culture. The Vice Chair will report to the Chair and will work closely with departmental administration to establish the department as a leader in DEI.

To inquire, please send CV and cover letter to:

Kelly M. Brown, M.D. (she/her)

Executive Medical Director of the Neuroscience
Patient Care Center (PCC)

Vice Chair of Clinical Operations,
Department of Neurology, Associate Professor

For a full job description, please see our department website