Located in Nashville, Tennessee, and operating at a global crossroads ofteaching, discovery and patient care, VUMC is a community ofindividuals who come to work each day with the simple aim of changing theworld. It is a place where your expertise will be valued, your knowledgeexpanded and your abilities challenged. It is a place where your diversity â ofculture, thinking, learning and leading â is sought and celebrated. It is aplace where employees know they are part of something that is bigger than themselves,take exceptional pride in their work and never settle for what was good enoughyesterday. Vanderbiltâs missionis to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care,education, and research.
VUMC Recent Accomplishments
Because we are committed to providingthe best in patient care, education and research, we are proud of our recentaccomplishments:
US News & World Report: #1 Hospital in Tennessee, #1 Health CareProvider in Nashville, #1 Audiology (Bill Wilkerson Center), 9 adult and 9pediatric clinical specialties ranked among the nation's best, #15 Educationand Training
Truven Health Analytics: among the top 100 hospitals in the US
Becker's Hospital Review: one of the "100 Greatest Hospitals inAmerica"
The Leapfrog Group: grade "A" in Hospital Safety Score
National Institutes of Health: among the top 10 grant awardees for medicalresearch in the US
American Association for the Advancement ofScience: 12 facultymembers elected fellows in 2014
Magnet Recognition Program: Vanderbilt nurses are the only group honoredin Middle Tennessee
Nashville Business Journal: Middle Tennessee's healthiest employer
American Hospital Association: among the 100 "Most Wired" medicalsystems in the US
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Vanderbilt University Medical Center is a comprehensive health care facility dedicated to patient care, research, and biomedical education. Our reputation for excellence in these areas has made us a major center for patient referrals from throughout the Mid-South. Each year, people throughout Tennessee and the Southeast choose Vanderbilt University Medical Center for their health care because of our leadership in medical science and our dedication to treating patients with dignity and compassion.The mission of Vanderbilt University Medical Center is to advance health and wellness through preeminent programs in patient care, education, and research.