Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Monroe Carell Jr.
Children's Hospital
at Vanderbilt
2200 Children's Way
Nashville, TN 37232

(615) 936-1000

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Awards and Recognition

U.S. News & World Report U.S. News Badge for Best Children's Hospital
Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt is again named among the top pediatric health care hospitals in U.S. News & World Report magazine's annual Best Children's Hospitals rankings.

The U.S. News Best Children's Hospitals rankings for 2013-2014 recognize top performers among the nation's 179 designated pediatric hospitals. Children’s Hospital has been ranked every year by U.S. News since the inception of the publication’s pediatric rankings, now in its seventh year. Learn more.


Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt earned two top spots among Parents magazine’s best of children’s hospital lists featured in the March 2013 issue. The magazine named Children’s Hospital to the No. 13 spot among the 25 best children’s hospitals, and the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit ranked eighth in the nation for the best care of premature infants. Learn More

Leapfrog Top Hospital

Vanderbilt University Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are among the nation’s 89 Leapfrog Top Hospitals for 2012. Only three Tennessee hospitals made the list. Leapfrog’s Top Hospitals list is based on an annual hospital safety and quality survey, which this year took in some 1,200 of the nation’s approximately 5,800 registered hospitals. Learn more.

Magnet Nursing ancc Magnet award
Vanderbilt University Medical Center, which includes Children's Hospital, is designated as a Magnet hospital by the American Nurses Credentialing Center. Magnet Recognition is a much sought-after distinction for health care institutions, which must satisfy a demanding set of criteria measuring the strength and quality of nursing. Magnet hospitals are known as places where nurses deliver excellent patient care and have a high level of job satisfaction. Magnet hospitals also foster open communication between nurses and members of the health care team and provide nurse involvement in decision-making about patient care. To learn more, visit ANCC Magnet Recognition.

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Healthcare's Most Wired

For the ninth consecutive year, Vanderbilt University Medical Center has been named among the nation’s 100 “most-wired” hospitals and health systems for its efforts in innovative medical technology.  Learn more.

Professional Research Consultants (PRC)

PRC's highest honor, the Overall Top Performer Award, is given annually to each health care facility, health care provider, outpatient service line and inpatient unit that scores at or above the 100th percentile for the overall Quality of Care percent "Excellent" score in their national client database. The Five Star Award is given annually to those who score in the top ten percent (i.e., at or above the 90th percentile). Click here to see our 2013 award winners.

Last Edited: August 13, 2013