Sep. 22, 2023—Debra Friedman, MD, MS, has been awarded a $100,000 Hyundai Hope On Wheels Impact Award to examine outcomes in pediatric, adolescent and young adult sarcoma patients and survivors.
Sep. 21, 2023—During his State of the Department of Pediatrics address, Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, celebrated the department’s people, highlighted the achievements of the past fiscal year and provided insights into the journey ahead.
Sep. 19, 2023—The Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics has awarded top honors to three physicians in the Vanderbilt Department of Pediatrics.
Sep. 1, 2023—Katie and William Vincent knew they wanted to continue their daughter's spina bifida care where it began as an infant — at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 30, 2023—Following a successful pilot program, music therapy is now being offered to patients on three additional units at Vanderbilt University Hospital.
Aug. 22, 2023—Safe Kids Worldwide and AAA Auto Club Group Foundation recently awarded funds to Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt to advance equity in child passenger and bike safety.
Aug. 15, 2023—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt’s receives top designation by the Extracorporeal Life Support Organization
Aug. 15, 2023—A Vanderbilt study found that most infants admitted to the intensive care or high acuity unit for respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) infections during fall 2022 were previously healthy and born at term.
Aug. 8, 2023—Augmented lighting on easy-to-move booms, enhanced imaging that automatically loads into patients’ medical records, and cameras with live feeds to a control room are just a few examples of the newly renovated operating rooms at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Jul. 31, 2023—Amy Potts, PharmD, MMHC, a manager in the pharmacy at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, has been named a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists for recognition of her excellence in pharmacy practice and contributions to the society.
Jul. 25, 2023—Stuart T. Weinberg, MD, an innovator and advocate in the field of pediatric informatics with expertise in clinical reminders, web services, personal health records, immunization registries and clinical decision support at the provider, institutional and national levels, died on July 18 in Franklin, Tennessee.
Jul. 25, 2023—The Vanderbilt Transplant Center performed a record number of solid organ transplants in fiscal year 2023 (FY 23) — 665 life-saving procedures among its adult and pediatric programs.