Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive healthcare center with more than 20,000 employees dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. US News and World Report ranks our adult and children’s hospitals among the nation’s best in 19 specialties and as the best in Tennessee. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose us for their healthcare because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.
We offer services that are unique to our region: the free-standing Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital that includes the most sophisticated (Level 4) Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, a top-level (Level 1) Trauma Center, a dedicated Burn Center, a National Cancer Institute-designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a comprehensive solid organ transplant center.
Our research programs have earned a place among the national top centers measured by public and private research funding – topping $500 million in total funding in fiscal year 2016.
Our growing network includes collaborative healthcare providers across Tennessee and in four surrounding states and a dozen hospitals and health systems. The Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network allows employers to provide top quality care at high value. Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s mission: Through the exceptional capabilities and caring spirit of our people, we will lead in improving the healthcare of individuals and communities regionally, nationally and internationally. We will combine our transformative learning programs and compelling discoveries to provide distinctive personalized care.