Jeffrey Upperman Archives
National Injury Prevention Day set for Nov. 18
Nov. 11, 2022—National Injury Prevention Day, Nov. 18, highlights need for awareness
Delta Dental gift to support pediatric craniofacial program
Jun. 16, 2022—by Christina Echegaray Delta Dental of Tennessee’s charitable arm, the Smile180 Foundation, recently made a $1.075 million commitment to the Cleft and Craniofacial Program at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt. Children’s Hospital will use the funds to establish the Delta Dental of Tennessee’s Smile180 Foundation Directorship for the Cleft and Craniofacial Program and...
Upperman elected president-elect of the Surgical Infection Society
May. 10, 2022—Vanderbilt's Jeffrey Upperman, MD, surgeon-in-chief of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been elected president-elect of the Surgical Infection Society.
Upperman appointed to NACCD advisory committee
Feb. 23, 2022—Vanderbilt's Jeffrey Upperman, MD, has been appointed to the National Advisory Committee on Children and Disasters (NACCD) by the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.
VUMC treats influx of trauma victims from Kentucky and Tennessee tornadoes
Dec. 13, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) has treated 28 patients injured from the tornado outbreak that struck Middle Tennessee and Western Kentucky overnight on Friday, Dec. 10 and Saturday, Dec. 11. As reports from Kentucky detailed the severity of the storms, VUMC increased staffing and prepared space in ICU areas to care for incoming patients. Through...
New Physician Spotlight: Jeffrey Upperman
Nov. 11, 2019—Jeffrey Upperman, MD, a national leader in pediatric trauma and disaster preparedness, has joined Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt as surgeon-in-chief and chair of the Department of Pediatric Surgery. He started Nov. 1.
Upperman to succeed Brock as Surgeon-in-Chief of Children’s Hospital
Sep. 17, 2019—After successfully serving as Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s first Surgeon-in-Chief for 17 years, John W. Brock III, MD, will transition to focus on his role as Senior Vice President of Pediatric Surgical Services and will become Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus. Brock will be succeeded as Surgeon-in-Chief by Jeffrey Upperman, MD.