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Children’s Hospital Archives

Voting open for Best Hospitals rankings

Feb. 20, 2023—The reputation survey for U.S. News and World Report’s Best Hospitals and Best Children’s Hospitals rankings is open to eligible clinicians who have registered their Doximity accounts.  

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Operating rooms at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt set for major renovation

Feb. 9, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is set to begin the first major renovation of its operating rooms since the hospital opened 19 years ago.

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Patient designs shoes for Coaches vs. Cancer game

Feb. 9, 2023—Vanderbilt patient Jayden Bailey designed a special pair of Nike Air Max shoes for Jerry Stackhouse, coach of the Vanderbilt University men’s basketball team, to wear during the Jan. 24 Coaches vs. Cancer “Suits and Sneakers” basketball game.

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Vanderbilt poll finds Tennessee parents trust their children’s health care providers the most for information about vaccines

Feb. 8, 2023—A recent Vanderbilt poll found parents across the state reporting their children’s health care providers as the most trusted source for information about vaccines.

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Shade Tree Clinic adds monthly pediatric clinic

Feb. 2, 2023—Vanderbilt's Shade Tree Clinic, which since 2005 has provided primary care to underserved and uninsured adults in Nashville, recently opened a pediatric clinic.

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Pediatric surgeon’s medical career began with a lucky catch

Jan. 19, 2023—While he was in medical school, pediatric surgeon Joseph Fusco, MD, learned in an unusual way that he had thyroid cancer.

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McCullough named chief nursing officer of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt

Jan. 19, 2023—Gretchen K.D. McCullough, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, has been named chief nursing officer of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.

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Rush elected to Children’s Hospital Association board

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.

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Expandable prosthesis gives young patient more mobility

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.

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Infectious disease expert Edwards ends storied career

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.

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Three elected to the American Pediatric Society

Jan. 5, 2023—Three physicians in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics have been elected to the American Pediatric Society.

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Button battery safety tips this holiday season

Dec. 22, 2022—Injury prevention experts at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt urge everyone to add one more thing to that ever-growing holiday list of to-dos — button battery safety.

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