Health Education

Patient Health Educators

  • Medical students who serve as both patient educators and patient advocates for small groups of patients.
  • Provide education on a wide range of topics, including diabetes, high blood pressure, weight loss, medication management, diet, and exercise.
  • Help coordinate care at multiple Vanderbilt specialty clinics and follow lab and test results to ensure the highest quality care possible.
  • Add continuity in individual patients’ care by providing a familiar face and consistent voice throughout the year.