Skip to main content

Children’s Hospital Archives

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital seeks to reduce drowning incidents this summer

Jun. 18, 2012—Since Memorial Day weekend, emergency medicine physicians at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have already seen an increase in pool-related injuries, including fatalities. Throughout the summer, Children’s Hospital is partnering with Safe Kids Cumberland Valley and a number of other community organizations to introduce a proactive water safety campaign, “Be Pool Cool...

Read more


Zip line tours benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital

Jun. 8, 2012—Visit the newly opened Honeysuckle Hill Farm Zip Line Tree Top Canopy Tours in Springfield, Tenn., and support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. $1 from every regular-price Tree Top Canopy Tour sold in the 2012 season benefits Children’s Hospital.

Read more


Support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at Sounds game

Jun. 8, 2012—Help pack Greer Stadium July 15 at 6:35 p.m. to raise money for Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.When you buy your ticket here, the Nashville Sounds will donate $4 from every ticket to Children’s Hospital. In order for Children’s Hospital to benefit, you must buy your ticket by logging in here: User ID:...

Read more


Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital named among nation’s best by ‘U.S. News & World Report’

Jun. 5, 2012—The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is again named among the nation’s leaders in pediatric health care in U.S. News & World Report magazine’s annual Best Children’s Hospitals rankings.

Read more


Get a DQ treat and support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

May. 24, 2012—Stop by any participating Middle Tennessee Dairy Queen June 1-July 26 to support the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, your local Children’s Miracle Network hospital, by purchasing a balloon icon during checkout. All proceeds will benefit the Children’s Hospital. Contact: Shara Davidson, (615) 322-4932

Read more


Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urges ATV safety over Memorial Day weekend

May. 22, 2012—Many all-terrain vehicle (ATV) trails officially open over Memorial Day weekend. Doctors with the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are urging both adults and children to stay safe this riding season. Already this week in Middle Tennessee there have been multiple ATV accidents resulting in injuries and death.

Read more


Observe pediatric stroke awareness at Children’s Hospital May 22

May. 18, 2012—May is Stroke Awareness Month, and a table will be set up in front of the gift shop at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt on Tuesday, May 22, in observance of pediatric stroke awareness. Stop by from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. to learn the warning signs of a stroke, including special...

Read more


Nashville Kids Triathlon seeking participants and volunteers

May. 18, 2012—The Nashville Kids Triathlon is looking for participants and volunteers. The race, to be held June 2 and 3, is geared toward the first-time triathlete, with manageable distances for 5- to 10-year-olds and 11- to 15-year-olds. In the Junior Division (ages 5-10 – turning 6 by Dec. 31, 2012), participants swim 100 meters, bike three...

Read more


Shop and support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

May. 17, 2012—Visit Soma Intimates at the Mall at Green Hills May 26 and 27 for its Get Gorgeous event. Show your Vanderbilt employee or student ID, and 10 percent of your purchase will benefit the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, your local Children’s Miracle Network hospital. Soma carries intimates, clothing, swimsuits and more. Dollars...

Read more


Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt opens $30 million expansion

May. 9, 2012—In a ceremonial ribbon cutting May 9, officials at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt celebrated the opening of a much-anticipated $30 million, 33-bed, 30,000-square-foot expansion to the hospital.

Read more


Support Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt at local businesses

Apr. 30, 2012—Take advantage of the following opportunities to support the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt during the months of May and June: Stop by any Middle Tennessee or Southern Kentucky Walmart or Sam’s Club May 1-June 15 and support the Children’s Hospital by donating during checkout. Stop by Costco during the month of May...

Read more


Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3

Apr. 27, 2012—The 2012 Vanderbilt Farmers’ Market kicks off May 3 at Medical Center Plaza. It will be open every Thursday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. all summer long. Stop by and shop for local fruits and vegetables, dairy products such as goat cheese, milk and yogurt, grass-fed beef, eggs, pasta, honey, healthy baked goods and...

Read more


Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Keeping pace: Nashville, once a mid-size city with a Southern small-town feel, is experiencing explosive growth.

VUMC campus

VUMC campus

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine entrance

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital with helipad

more