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Children’s Hospital debuts expanded space for patients

Jun. 19, 2019—With a population explosion impacting Nashville and surrounding communities, serving the health care needs of the region’s families and children means that Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has been on the rise — literally.

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Sneak peek

May. 28, 2019—Patient ambassadors recently helped give the Carell family a sneak peek at the first new floor of the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt expansion, scheduled to open at the end of June.

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Children’s Hospital staircase and full lobby reopen

Mar. 7, 2019—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt reopened its hallmark grand staircase and full lobby Feb. 25, marking a significant milestone in the hospital expansion which is entering the final stages before the first two new floors open later this year.

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Hard hat tour

Sep. 27, 2018—From left, Kathryn Carell Brown, Julie Carell Stadler and Edie Carell Johnson, daughters of the late Monroe Carell Jr. and Ann Scott Carell, join John W. Brock III, MD, to view the progress of the four-floor expansion of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Children’s Hospital expansion project reaches new milestone

Oct. 26, 2017—Turner Construction crews recently hoisted the final steel beam to top out the structure of the four-floor expansion project at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt exceeds fundraising goal for hospital expansion

Feb. 9, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has surpassed its fundraising goal of $40 million in support of a four-floor building expansion that will help advance the size and scope of the hospital’s specialized pediatric health care programs.

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Passion for philanthropy a family affair for Brown

Feb. 9, 2017—When Kathryn Carell Brown volunteered to lead the Growing to New Heights Campaign less than three years ago, she was following in the footsteps of her late parents Monroe Carell Jr. and his wife, Ann Scott Carell.

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Rising up

Nov. 17, 2016—The first of two cranes is in place on the corner of Children’s Way and Medical Center Drive as construction gets underway on the four-floor expansion of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores sets new record for Children’s Miracle Network, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Oct. 27, 2016—Love’s Travel Stops and Country Stores – a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® partner since 1998 – set a new fundraising record in its annual fundraising campaign benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Five stores in Middle Tennessee raised $158,247 during the 2016 CMN Hospitals campaign, which ran from Aug. 26 through Sep. 30....

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Local company supports ‘Growing to New Heights’

Oct. 27, 2016—Derksen Portable Buildings hosted a “Tool Shed Party” and golf tournament Sept. 16-17 in Cottage Grove, Tennessee, in support of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Country music artist Steve Wariner headlined the party, and actor John Schneider, known for his role as Bo Duke in Dukes of Hazzard and a co-founder of the...

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Predators power up Children’s Hospital support

Oct. 20, 2016—Nashville Predators goaltender Pekka Rinne, Predators executive leaders and mascot Gnash recently presented the proceeds of the team’s 365 Pediatric Cancer Fund to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Piedmont Natural Gas and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt create partnership for utility’s 63rd Annual Nashville Christmas Parade presented by Tootsie’s

Aug. 26, 2016—Grammy Award winning artist Kelly Clarkson announced as Grand Marshal for Dec. 3 parade Officials from Piedmont Natural Gas, joined by Nashville Mayor Megan Barry, announced today that Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will benefit from some of the proceeds from this year’s 63rd annual Piedmont Natural Gas Nashville Christmas Parade presented by...

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Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

The first few minutes of Charlie’s life were a blur, as a team of doctors and nurses at VUMC worked to resuscitate him and stabilize his heart rate. He was then transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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The first few minutes of Charlie’s life were a blur, as a team of doctors and nurses at VUMC worked to resuscitate him and stabilize his heart rate. He was then transferred to the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

Tucked away in a Vanderbilt conference room, 36 adults huddle over Lego pieces. Eleven teams have been assigned to assemble multicolored Legos using the written directions included in the packet. The result should be a Frankenstein figure.

Vanderbilt Nurse

Tucked away in a Vanderbilt conference room, 36 adults huddle over Lego pieces. Eleven teams have been assigned to assemble multicolored Legos using the written directions included in the packet. The result should be a Frankenstein figure.

Marissa Benchea has CF, and she is one of hundreds of thousands of adults not only surviving but thriving with a chronic childhood disease.

Vanderbilt Medicine

Marissa Benchea has CF, and she is one of hundreds of thousands of adults not only surviving but thriving with a chronic childhood disease.

One hundred years ago, multiple “waves” of a deadly flu swept across the world.

Vanderbilt Medicine

One hundred years ago, multiple “waves” of a deadly flu swept across the world.

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