Photo of Tamia Potter receiving a hug as family members and friends surround her on match day

Med student Tamia Potter discusses making history in her residency placement

An HBCU alumna has become Vanderbilt’s first Black woman neurosurgery resident

CNN: School of Medicine student Tamia Potter discussed making history as the first Black woman to accept a neurosurgery residency position in Vanderbilt University’s 148-year history. “Everything that I’m doing, everything that I’m learning, everything that I experience is for the betterment of someone else,” Potter said.