About Us

About Us

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 continuously improve patient outcomes by promoting diagnostic excellence through education, collaboration and innovation.

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

Managing more than 2 million patient visits each year, Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is one of the largest academic medical centers in the Southeast, and is the primary resource for specialty and primary care in hundreds of adult and pediatric specialties for patients throughout Tennessee and the Mid-South. The School of Medicine’s biomedical research program is among the nation’s top 10 in terms of National Institutes of Health peer review funding, receiving more than $500 million in public and private awards during 2016. The Medical Center is the region’s locus of postgraduate medical education, with over 1,000 residents and fellows training in more than 100 specialty areas. Vanderbilt University Adult Hospital and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt are recognized each year by U.S. News & World Report’s Best Hospitals rankings as national leaders, with 19 nationally ranked adult and pediatric specialties. Through the Vanderbilt Health Affiliated Network, VUMC is working with over 60 hospitals and 5,000 clinicians across Tennessee and five neighboring states to share best practices and bring value-driven and cost-effective health care to the Mid-South.

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 and one of The Top US Cities for Job Seekers in 2020 by MoneyGeek, 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.