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The Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) Internal Medicine Housestaff Handbook began with an Internal Medicine Resident Quality Improvement Project which was led by Michael J. Neuss, MD, PhD, under the guidance of Jennifer K. Green, MD, MPH in 2019.

We would like to thank the following individuals for their contributions to the 6th edition of the Housestaff Handbook:

  • The many VUMC residents (past and present) who have meticulously authored each section of this handbook.
  • The VUMC faculty who carefully reviewed each topic for its accuracy.
  • Lauren Chan MD, and Jacqueline Visina MD, the 5th edition's co-editors-in-chief, whose guidance was instrumental in the transition between editions.
  • Chase Webber, DO, who was a sounding board for our new ideas throughout the year as the Handbook’s faculty advisor.
  • C. Beau Hilton, MD for his work in updating and improving the online version of this handbook.
  • ViTAL Center and William Anderson Spickard Scholars fund, for supporting the publication of the physical copy of the book.
  • John McPherson, MD, Jane Freeman MD, Hilary Tindle MD PhD, Kristy Braden and Maria Kasel, for their unwavering support.