Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt Ranked Tops for 16th Year

U.S. News & World Report ranks Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt as one of the nation's best children's hospitals, for the 16th year. It’s the No. 1 hospital in Tennessee, and is tied for No. 1 in the Southeast.

The hospital achieved a maximum 10 out of 10 pediatric specialty programs nationally ranked, with three specialties earning spots in the top 20. Children’s Hospital is one of only 23 pediatric hospitals in the nation to rank in all 10 specialties, and the only pediatric facility in Tennessee to attain this goal.

“We are honored that for the 16th consecutive year Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt has been recognized as a state, regional and national leader in pediatric health care,” said Meg Rush, MD, MMHC, President of Children’s Hospital. “Every day our teams work diligently to provide high quality and compassionate care to the more than 1,800 children and families who come to us for hope and healing. I am tremendously proud of and grateful for our physicians’, nurses’ and staff’s unwavering commitment and dedication to excellence in caring for the patients we serve. Congratulations to all of our teams on this wonderful achievement.”

Rankings created from data collected through a clinical survey sent to around 200 hospitals and a survey sent to thousands of pediatric doctors nationwide

Learn more in this article from the VUMC Reporter.