Sep. 7, 2017—Steven Webber, MBChB, MRCP, delivered the annual State of the Department of Pediatrics address on Tuesday, with growth and quality improvement serving as recurring themes along with a focus on the department’s four mission areas — discovery, clinical care, education and advocacy, service and community partnerships.
Aug. 31, 2017—The Department of Pastoral Care at Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt invites all patients, families, staff and visitors to "Walk the Labyrinth," an opportunity for reflection, prayer and meditation.
Aug. 31, 2017—More than 5,000 people gathered recently for the Sixth Annual Harvest Party at Arrington Vineyards, benefiting Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 31, 2017—South Carolina resident Amy Binkley is used to making tough decisions for her daughter, Savannah Parks.
Aug. 24, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt staff gathered recently to celebrate the hospital’s performance in the recent U.S. News & World Report ranking of America’s Best Children’s Hospitals.
Aug. 24, 2017—Adam Esbenshade, M.D., MSCI, assistant professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, has been awarded a $50,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Impact Award. Esbenshade plans to use data to create a risk prediction model to predict blood stream infections in pediatric cancer patients.
Aug. 17, 2017—Kathryn Dahir, M.D., associate professor of Medicine in the Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, recently received the Maher Family Grant from Soft Bones Inc., an organization dedicated to providing information, education and support to those affected by hypophosphatasia (HPP).
Aug. 17, 2017—Players from the Tottenham Hotspur Football Club recently visited with children and families in Seacrest Studios at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt.
Aug. 3, 2017—When 17-year-old Ray Cruz was invited to perform at the Ryman Auditorium, he agreed to do it under one condition — that his doctor perform alongside him.
Jul. 20, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt held a “Dog Days of Summer Paw-ty” for patients and families June 18.
Jul. 13, 2017—The newly crowned Miss Tennessee, Caty Davis, visited with patients and families at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt last week.
Jul. 13, 2017—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has added seven new rooms to its Emergency Department (ED) to help increase the speed with which the team assesses and treats pediatric patients for minor emergencies.