Janet Cross

New playroom supported by Dunkin’ allows pediatric patients a place where they feel comfortable to be themselves, have fun and heal

Infants and toddlers at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have a newly renovated space in which to play thanks to a $150,000 grant from Dunkin’ Joy in Childhood Foundation.

Filicia McEuen, 11 years old, interacts with the new Get Well Network at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. (photo by Susan Urmy)

Get Well education and entertainment platform launches

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt recently launched a new digital patient engagement system to interact with patients and families.

“Miss Pam” recognized for her care and commitment to all her “babies” in the Pediatric Hematology/Oncology clinic

Pam Spencer honored with inaugural Patient and Family Choice Award

Cross named to Beryl Institute’s Pediatric Advisory Council

Janet Cross, MEd, administrative director of Patient- and Family-Centered Care at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been named a member of the inaugural Pediatric Advisory Council for the Beryl Institute.

Children’s Hospital to get dedicated facility dog

Mars Petcare and Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt announced July 18 a new collaboration to create the Mars Petcare Pet Therapy Fund to support a dedicated facility dog and staff position at Children’s Hospital with a goal of showing how pet visits improve the health of patients — thus getting them home faster.

Moms of the Medical Center

Some Vanderbilt employees have another word for a work colleague: Mom