Monroe Carell Jr. Childrens Hospital at Vanderbilt Archives
ACR names Monroe Carell a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence
May. 24, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has been named a Diagnostic Imaging Center of Excellence (DICOE) by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Protocol aims to delabel low-risk drug allergies
May. 24, 2023—In 2017, Allison Norton, MD, associate professor of Clinical Pediatrics at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, started a protocol for low-risk drug allergies.
A legacy spanning generations
May. 19, 2023—The Carell family was recently hosted by leaders of Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
New Angel 7 ambulance offers ECMO transport
May. 19, 2023—Employees are invited to tour Angel 7 on Tuesday, May 23, to help celebrate EMS week. The ambulance will be located in front of Monroe Carell from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
National Injury Prevention Day set for Nov. 18
Nov. 11, 2022—National Injury Prevention Day, Nov. 18, highlights need for awareness
COVID-19 vaccines for children 6 months through 4 years available
Jun. 22, 2022—Children ages 6 months through age 4 years are now eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt will offer vaccines for this age group on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday, June 22, 23 and 24. Appointments are required and available between 2 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 25. Appointments are required and available between 8 a.m. and 11:30 a.m.
Pediatric acute care use by ZIP code
Jun. 7, 2022—Children with complex chronic conditions who live in low opportunity areas utilize more acute care and could benefit from hospital- and community-based interventions aimed at equitably improving child health outcomes.
Rehm first pediatrician named president-elect of Society of Hospital Medicine
May. 25, 2022—Kris Rehm, MD, MMHC, professor of Clinical Pediatrics and vice chair in the Department of Pediatrics, has been elected president-elect of the Society of Hospital Medicine and will be the first pediatrician to hold the post for the organization.
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.
Distracted Driving Awareness Month: injury prevention experts warn of hazards for teens
Apr. 13, 2022—April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and the message is clear — keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel. “Motor vehicle crashes are the second leading cause of trauma admission to our hospital,” said Purnima Unni, MPH, CHES, Pediatric Trauma Injury Prevention Program Manager at Children’s Hospital.
Iroquois Steeplechase set for May 14, ambassador named
Apr. 13, 2022—The Iroquois Steeplechase, one of America’s premier horse racing events, is getting ready for the annual ride set for Saturday, May 14. A time-honored tradition and long considered Nashville’s rite of spring, the Iroquois Steeplechase will once again benefit Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
New milk bank to help feed babies in the NICU
Apr. 13, 2022—The opening of Mothers’ Milk Bank of Tennessee in Murfreesboro in 2021 will make providing the muchneeded resource easier.