Children’s Hospital Archives
Jan. 19, 2023—Meg Rush, MD, MMHC, President of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been elected to the Children’s Hospital Association Board of Trustees.
Jan. 12, 2023—To treat the osteosarcoma in his left leg, Dominic Gamez, 7, and his family chose to have a magnetic expandable prosthesis implanted that can be manipulated to grow incrementally as the child grows.
Jan. 5, 2023—Vanderbilt's Kathryn Edwards, MD, internationally recognized for her countless contributions to vaccine evaluation and implementation, public health advocacy, and the mentorship and training of new generations of experts in infectious disease over the past four decades, retired on Dec. 31, 2022.
Dec. 15, 2022—Vanderbilt's Sara Van Driest, MD, PhD, has assumed a new post as the first-ever director of pediatrics for the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program, which aims to accelerate the prevention and treatment of illness through precision medicine.
Dec. 15, 2022—A pilot program recently launched in the emergency department at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is providing resources to caregivers of children with mental health emergencies via text messaging.
Dec. 12, 2022—Keeping safety at the top of the list when purchasing toys, say experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Dec. 8, 2022—Members of the spiritual care team at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have created Sacred Celebrations, a first-time project that will run during December and wrap up on Jan. 7, 2023.
Dec. 6, 2022—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has been named a Leapfrog Top Hospital for 2022, earning the designation among a select group of children hospitals across the nation.