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Team HOPE is an interdisciplinary team from the Vanderbilt University Medical Center and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital that seeks to provide evidence-based care for opioid-exposed infants. The team is comprised of physicians, nurses, social workers, child life specialists, lactation consultants, and care providers from the Department of Pediatrics Divisions of General Pediatrics, Hospital Medicine, and Neonatology along with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.


Team HOPE strives to improve the care of the opioid-exposed mother-baby dyad through a multifaceted, family-centered approach. The team seeks to keep moms and babies together after birth, and move the dyad out of an intensive care setting when possible.



Team HOPE members 

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Members of Team HOPE with U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Assistant Secretary of Health ADM Brett Giroir. 



Check out our latest report with updated data on Team HOPE infant outcomes. Click the image below to view and download a PDF of the report.