Educator Spotlight: Theresa Vettese

Tracy Vettese, MD (General Medicine and Geriatrics)

Tracy Vettese, MD (General Medicine and Geriatrics)

Theresa Vettese, MD is an associate professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine’s Division of General Medicine and Geriatrics and a member of the Emory Palliative Care Center. She spent 10 years at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, where she served as residency program director and division chief of general internal medicine before joining the faculty at Emory University School of Medicine and Grady Memorial Hospital in July of 2015.

Dr. Vettese’s clinical responsibilities include serving as a member of the Palliative and Supportive Care team and as internal medicine inpatient ward attending at Grady Health System. In addition, Dr. Vettese serves on the Department of Medicine’s faculty development committee and as a member of the steering committee of the Education Community. Her interests include skills-training in physician-patient communication, pain management, and competency-based evaluation in medical education.


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The Emory University Department of Medicine, within the Emory University School of Medicine, is steeped in a rich tradition of excellence. Through the work of its nine divisions and numerous centers and institutes, the department has pioneered discoveries in medicine, education, scientific and clinical investigation, and clinical care. Emory University School of Medicine's medical school, residency, transitional-year, and fellowship programs offer students the latest knowledge in treatment practices, scientific theories, research, and patient care. The Emory University Department of Medicine is a component of the Robert W. Woodruff Health Sciences Center of Emory University, which includes the Emory schools of Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health; Yerkes National Primate Research Center; Winship Cancer Institute; and Emory Healthcare.