Vaughan named section chief of Geriatrics and Gerontology

Camille Vaughan, MD, MS

We are thrilled to announce that Camille Vaughan, MD, MS has been named the section chief of Geriatric Medicine and Gerontology at Emory University. Dr. Vaughan has served as interim section chief since January of 2017. General Medicine Division Director Ted Johnson, MD, MPH commented, “Dr. Vaughan is recognized locally, regionally, and nationally as an emerging leader in the field of geriatrics and gerontology. She has demonstrated particular effectiveness in forming, developing, and leading teams. She has a strong vision for the section, and she is empathetic and caring in all that she does.”

Dr. Vaughan has been an Emory University School of Medicine faculty member for 10 years. She earned her MD from Emory University in 2003, followed by an internal medicine residency (2006), a fellowship in geriatric medicine (2007), and a VA fellowship in advanced geriatrics. She received an MS in clinical research from Emory in 2009.

Dr. Vaughan sees veterans in Emory’s geriatrics clinic for the continence program and serves as an Atlanta VA Medical Center wards inpatient teaching attending. She is also an embedded geriatrician at the Emory Comprehensive Parkinson’s Disease Center.

Her research funding is in continence care and safer prescribing practices for older adults in the emergency room setting. She has been an integral member of the Enhancing the Quality of Provider Practices in the Emergency Department (EQUIPPED) team, which has received nationwide recognition for its quality-improvement initiatives.

Please join us in congratulating Dr. Vaughan!

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Emory Department of Medicine
Emory Department of Medicine

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.

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