Webb graduate Manish Sethi '96 speaks in chapel March 1
Posted February 29, 2012
Dr. Manish Sethi graduated from Webb in 1996. He currently serves as an orthopaedic trauma surgeon at Vanderbilt University, as co-director of the Vanderbilt Orthopaedic Institute Center for Health Policy, and holds a faculty appointment as assistant professor at Vanderbilt University.
On March 1, 2010 Dr. Sethi spoke to Webb students about healthcare reform in Tennessee and related issues relevant to their futures as leaders in a global economy. Videos of his chapel talk and an interview with Dr. Sethi are available at the following links:
Dr. Sethi earned a Bachelor of Science in Neuroscience and a Bachelor of Arts in Middle Eastern Studies from Brown University, and an MD from Harvard Medical School. Prior to attending medical school, Dr. Sethi was a Fulbright Scholar in Tunisia, where he studied muscular dystrophy in children.
As a leading researcher on the topic of defensive medicine, Dr. Sethi has lectured and published extensively. He completed his general surgery internship at the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, MA and was a resident in the Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Surgery Program.
In 2009 Dr. Sethi was selected as a national finalist for the White House Fellowship. His clinical interests center around the utilization of evidence-based medicine in the treatment of the Orthopaedic Trauma Patient. He also maintains a deep interest in health policy, and has been a writer for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality as well as a Health Policy fellow for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has served as the National Chairman of the American Medical Association Resident and Fellow Section and also as a member of the Committee on Publications of the New England Journal of Medicine of the Massachusetts Medical Society.