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Read about the patients whose stories inspire us, and the pioneering work by researchers and clinicians who make a difference for patients today and in the future.


VUMC now leads world in heart transplantation

124 adult hearts, 23 pediatric hearts, VUMC’s first heart-lung transplant since 2006

Upperman set to lead Pediatric Surgery into the new decade

“Possibly the biggest job of my life.”

Pioneers of Hope

Profiling difference makers at Children's Hospital

Expert tips for keeping children (and adults!) healthy

How to prepare for a child’s doctor visit during the COVID-19 pandemic

Some things are done differently now.

Keeping children healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic: In-person school and sports

Prevention strategies are helping.

What a congenital heart defect is — and what it isn’t

A diagnosis can be overwhelming and scary. Here’s what you need to know.