Critical Care Tower Archives
New sculpture honors organ donors, families
Feb. 21, 2019—Vanderbilt University Medical Center employees and guests gathered in the sixth floor atrium of the Critical Care Tower on Feb. 14 to dedicate “The Gift of Life,” a metal sculpture memorializing the final, selfless act of VUMC’s organ donors and their families.
Photo: Making the move
Nov. 8, 2012—Patient Fred Arwood, with his wife, Gail, moves into the new myelosuppression unit, housed on the 10th floor of Vanderbilt University Hospital’s Critical Care Tower. The unit has 34 beds and specializes in stem cell transplants and malignant hematology. For this patient population, which averages a long length of stay, amenities emphasize patient- and family-centered...
Myelosuppression unit set to move to new CCT space
Oct. 18, 2012—The 10th floor of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s Critical Care Tower, housing a new myelosuppression unit, will open Oct. 27. The Critical Care Tower, an 11-story, 329,000-square-foot addition to Vanderbilt University Hospital (VUH), originally opened in 2009 with 12 operating rooms and three patient care units. Four floors were shelled for future growth, and the...