Ronald Alvarez Archives
Jul. 15, 2022—Expectant women in Clarksville, Montgomery County and the surrounding area will soon benefit from around-the-clock, enhanced medical care during their labor and delivery through a collaboration between Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Tennova Healthcare - Clarksville to establish an OB-GYN hospitalist program.
May. 24, 2022—Vanderbilt Center for Women’s Health will merge with Women’s Health Center of Lebanon (WHCL) on May 28, expanding access to care.
Aug. 30, 2021—Ronald Alvarez, MD, MBA, chair of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, has been named executive medical director for Performance Excellence for Quality, Safety and Risk Prevention (QSRP), serving as a physician leader for quality and safety measures.
Aug. 3, 2021—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is the only health system in the Southeast and one of only 20 hospitals nationwide to land a spot on the U.S. News & World Report's 2021-2022 Honor Roll of America's Best Hospitals.
Jan. 21, 2021—Physicians from all specialties across Vanderbilt University Medical Center are volunteering their time to communicate daily with family members of patients in the COVID-19 Intensive Care Unit.
Mar. 10, 2020—To provide additional maternity care and a full spectrum of birthing experience options for patients, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has announced plans to acquire the Nashville location of Baby+Company, a freestanding birthing center that emphasizes a family-centered, low-intervention approach to delivery for uncomplicated pregnancies.
Oct. 30, 2019—A 15-member committee has been appointed to conduct a national search for Vanderbilt's new chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine.
Dec. 7, 2017—Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of 24 institutions nationwide seeking to reduce the incidence of primary cesarean births through an initiative sponsored by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM).