Vanderbilt International Journal Club

The Vanderbilt International Journal Club (VIJC) is a quarterly forum for faculty, residents, fellows, and medical students from all disciplines interested in international health care issues.

Questions? Contact Dr. Kelly McQueen or Elisabeth Hudson.  

Please click here for a listing of previous VIJC meetings.

2017 Meetings:

Global and Surgial Concerns for the Practice of Female Genital Mutilation

March 20, 2017, 6:30pm
Hosted by Dr. Lara Harvey and the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology 
Location: Home of Dr. Lara Harvey request directions here

  1. Johansen R et al. What Works and What Does Not: A Discussion of Popular Approaches for the Abandonment of Female Genital Mutilation. Obstetrics and Gynecology International. 2013.
  2. Zurynski Y et al.  Female genital mutilation and cutting: a systematic literature review of health professionals' knowledge, attitudes and clinical practice. BMC International Health and Human Rights. 2015.

Topic To Be Announced

May 1, 2017, 6:30pm
Hosted by Dr. Julie Yoo Lee Valenzuela and the Department of General Surgery 
Location: TBD
Articles: TBD

Topic To Be Announced

September 11, 2017, 6:30pm
Host: TBD
Location: TBD
Articles: TBD

Topic To Be Announced

December 4, 2017, 6:30pm
Hosted by Dr. Rondi Kauffmann and the Division of Surgical Oncology 
Location: TBD
Articles: TBD

2017 Schedule

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