Dr. Julie Vannerson is an Associate Program Director and practicing Primary Care Internist at Eskenazi Health. She is a graduate of the University of Tennessee Health Science Center at Memphis and also went through its internal medicine residency program. Outside of her clinical role, she also has worked with the Geriatrics Division, the School of Nursing, and the School of Social Work in federally-funded research involving the care of older adults, substance use disorders and quality improvement. She has also pursued additional training in clinical teaching and patient-physician communication. Dr. Vannerson’s roles within the program include oversight of the Impact curriculum, liaison for Eskenazi continuity clinic experiences and co-leading the wellness curriculum with fellow Associate Program Director, Dr. Allyson Thomas, and Key Clinical Educator for Outpatient IM, Dr. Jimmy Hotz.
Dr. Vannerson values her role as educator and mentor focusing on the personal and professional development of each resident through individualized coaching. She focuses on developing strategies to maintain personal wellness, eliciting & receiving feedback on performance and career planning to help each resident achieve their goal of becoming a well-rounded internist and human being.