Skip to main content

Children’s Hospital Archives

Nashville Dancin’ to benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

May. 2, 2013—On April 23, Nashville Mayor Karl Dean announced the return of popular music series, “Nashville Dancin’ presented by Dollar General.” The free event, formerly known as Dancin’ in the District, will host local and national talent Thursday nights throughout the summer kicking off June 13 and continuing through Aug. 1 on Nashville’s Riverfront Park. Monroe...

Read more


Children’s Hospital offers playground safety tips for spring

May. 1, 2013—As the weather finally begins to warm across Middle Tennessee, families may be looking for some outdoor diversions, such as visiting a local park. The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is offering tips to keep playground visits safe and injury-free.

Read more


Nashville Kids Triathlon is May 19

Apr. 26, 2013—The Nashville Kids Triathlon takes place Sunday, May 19. There is still time to Join Team Vanderbilt!

Read more


VUCast: How a student saves girls from violence; music stars sing patients’ songs; see the Dores at dawn.

Apr. 24, 2013—See how a student is saving young women from violence one download at a time. Music therapy hits the big time. Hear stars sing young patients’ songs. How hard does the football team really work?  See the Dores at dawn!

Read more


Stars line up to bring patients’ songs to life

Apr. 18, 2013—Heartfelt songs penned by a group of patients of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt while working with their music therapist are being released May 14 worldwide on a compilation CD featuring some of Nashville’s top recording stars.

Read more


Therapy helps regenerate child’s undeveloped bones

Apr. 11, 2013—Janelly Martinez-Amador was born with thin, fragile bones, and by 3, she had no visible bones on X-rays. Initially, doctors weren’t sure she would survive her first birthday.

Read more


Newborn screening program championed at VU helps save boy

Apr. 11, 2013—John Isaac Stone Seabolt was born Feb. 26, less than two months after a new state law went into effect encouraging the screening of newborn babies for “silent” heart defects.

Read more


VUCast: See a Vanderbilt student’s “bright” idea; plus research on why students might want to double down on majors.

Apr. 10, 2013—See a Vanderbilt student’s bright art idea! Hear why more students should double down on their majors Watch how a special cartoon comforts sick kids at the Children’s Hospital

Read more


Workshop featuring Coach James Franklin, others to address managing staff effectively

Apr. 3, 2013—This workshop is the first in the Leadership, Education and Development Series (LEADS). The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt presents “Managing the Happy, Crabby and All Those in Between,” which will bring together speakers from different entities of business to speak about what it takes to manage staff effectively and efficiently, what makes...

Read more


Children’s after-hours clinic debuts in Mt. Juliet

Mar. 28, 2013—Bumps, bruises and sore throats don’t keep regular business hours, and that’s why the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has opened an after-hours clinic in Mt. Juliet, Tenn.

Read more


Steeplechase strengthens bond with Children’s Hospital

Mar. 28, 2013—As the Iroquois Steeplechase gears up for its annual spring event, the race this year will honor one of the leaders at the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and also support a newly established fund for hospital research efforts.

Read more


VUMC job fair for nurses April 10

Mar. 27, 2013—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is sponsoring a job fair for nurses on Wednesday, April 10. Those who apply in advance can set up a specific interview time during the fair.

Read more


Recent Stories from VUMC News and Communications Publications

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer.  Don’t hesitate. Do it.

Momentum

Betsy Williams has firsthand advice for parents on the fence about whether their adolescent children should be vaccinated for the common human papilloma virus (HPV), which can lead to six types of cancer. Don’t hesitate. Do it.

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

more