Residency Program Leadership


Jaime Pittenger Kirtley, MD
Program Director
Associate Professor, Pediatric Hospitalist
Undergrad:  Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN
Medical School:  University of Tennesee College of Medicine
Pediatric Residency:  University of Louisville
Fun Fact:  "I love to travel and hope to have travelled to every continent before I die -- in addition to raising 2 well-adjusted children."


James Van Buren, MD
Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor, General Pediatrics

Undergrad:  Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Medical School:  American University of the Caribbean
Pediatric Residency:  University of South Alabama Children's and Women's Hospital
Fun Fact:  "I have a long history of supporting terrible sports teams (Vanderbilt, Tennesee Titans, any Cleveland team . . . I am hoping that UK breaks that trend."

 

Erin R. Powell, MD
Associate Program Director
Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Medical School: University of Iowa, Iowa City
Pediatric Residency: Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN