The Department of Radiology, along with the Vanderbilt University Medical Center, operates at the global crossroads of teaching, discovery and patient care, and we are a team of people striving to make a positive impact in the world.
Our mission is to design and apply technology that benefits patients and to cultivate leaders.
Patient Care: We serve our patients with the best, most advanced care.
Education: We train our students, residents and fellows to become future leaders.
Research: We produce radical medical breakthroughs and generate imaging advancements for personalized medicine.
We understand that in order to meet our goals, we must make diversity and innovation top priorities. By embracing diversity and inclusion, we are able to bring together a team of leaders and trainees with varied skill sets, perspectives and experiences. A diverse team is best equipped to foster the innovation that will meet today’s greatest unmet challenges in healthcare.
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Vanderbilt University Medical Center is regularly ranked among the nation's elite hospitals in terms of quality and effectiveness. Our tireless pursuit of personalized care has earned scores of patient satisfaction awards. Our research is expanding the frontiers of medical knowledge, and every day we advance toward a better understanding of human health. We blend new discoveries and technology into health education, preparing distinguished medical professionals to offer the most progressive and compassionate care possible.
We set the pace for healthcare in the Southeast, and we are a nationally respected referral center. We are building on more than 135 years of accomplishments to shape the future of healthcare the world over.
- US News & World Report: #17 Best Hospitals in the nation
- US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health Care Provider in Nashville
- Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals in America"
- Human Rights Campaign Healthcare Equality Index (HEI) 2018: Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality
- Healthiest Employers: one of the Healthiest 100 Workplaces in America
- National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medical research in the US
- Magnet Designated: Vanderbilt University Medical Center is the only organization designated Magnet in Middle Tennessee
- American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medical systems in the US
The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital
The Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is the most comprehensive children’s hospital in the state and is dedicated to meeting the unique health care needs of children, from newborns to young adults, by providing primary and subspecialty services. Children’s Hospital serves as a regional referral center and has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s premier children’s hospitals.
Nashville, Tenn., also known as Music City, U.S.A., is a culturally diverse and friendly environment located in the Southeast. Recently named by Business Insider as one of the 50 Best Places to Live in America in 2018 and one of The Best Cities for Jobs 2018 by Forbes, Nashville is the perfect place to call home. With our many parks, attractions, events, and music venues, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Heath care, higher education, finance and automobile production are a few of our major industries, which contribute to our steady job growth. Spanning throughout eight counties, we have many distinct neighborhoods, each offering different entertainment, restaurant, and community options.
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