Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt
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Named Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report
Named Among Nation’s Best by U.S. News & World Report

The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is again named among the nation’s leaders in pediatric health care in U.S. News & World Report’s annual Best Children’s Hospital rankings.

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Pediatric Neurosurgeon Urges Safety from Head Injuries for Children this Trauma Season

Emergency physicians call the summer months the "trauma season." As weather warms, doctors at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt see about a 60 percent increase in trauma cases.

Common Sense Summer Camp Safety

Active play is part of the summer camp experience. Children at camp are going to run, climb, fall, and collide.

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt and Tennessee Department of Health Urge Safe Infant Sleeping Practices

Pediatricians at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt have seen four infant deaths from unsafe sleeping habits in the last seven weeks. Infant sleep-related deaths are heartwrenching tragedies that can be preventable when safe sleeping practices are followed.

How High is Too High For a Child’s Fever? Vanderbilt Doctor Offers Answers

One of the most common questions pediatricians hear about fevers is “How high is too high?” The answer: A fever in itself is not dangerous, but may be an indication of something else that needs medical attention, said Mary Kay Bartek, M.D., a general pediatrician at Vanderbilt’s After-Hours Clinic in Mt. Juliet.

Dance Marathon steps up for the kids

This year's Vanderbilt Dance Marathon Big Event, on Saturday, February 7, raised $161,923 to support children and families at Children's Hospital. The Dance Marathon is Vanderbilt’s largest student-run philanthropic organization, drawing about 1,000 attendees and features 13.1 hours of dancing, games, entertainment and guests.

Children’s Hospital ‘growing to new heights’

Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt launched the “Growing to New Heights” fundraising campaign to add 160,000 square feet of additional space atop the hospital’s existing structure.

LATCH or not to LATCH? New car seat safety guidelines

With the ever-expanding number of car seats on the market and new technologies, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revised its guidelines to keep infants and children safe.