Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC) is committed to the highest standards of ethics, honesty, and integrity in pursuit of its mission of education, research, patient care, and public service. All directors, providers, staff, vendors, delegated entities, business associates, and other community members who participate in the work and mission of VUMC are expected to adhere to the Protection of Minors policy.


The policy on protection of minors provides guidelines for the following (click each bullet for more information):


Additional information regarding the policy, registration of programs and individuals (faculty, staff, students, volunteers) working with minors, and education may be found by calling us directly at 615-875-7593 or email.

~State of Tennessee Child Abuse Hotline: 877-237-0004 or online at

~Vanderbilt University Medical Center Integrity Line at (866) 783-2287 or, to access online, click here 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.