Canby Robinson Society - Frequently Asked Questions

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Canby Robinson Society
2525 West End Ave.
Suite 450
Nashville, TN 37203-7711

Q: If I am a member of the Julia Hereford Society or the Nicholas Hobbs Society, am I also a member of the Canby Robinson Society?

A: Yes. The Canby Robinson Society recognizes anyone who makes a gift at the donor society level or more between July 1 and June 30 to any area of Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Julia Hereford Society recognizes giving at that level to the School of Nursing, and the Nicholas Hobbs Society recognizes gifts at that level to the Vanderbilt Kennedy Center. Both entities are a part of the Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

Q: How do I make a gift to Vanderbilt University Medical Center?

A: You can give now or contact the Office of Development and Alumni Relations at (615) 936-0230 or

Q: If I make a gift to Canby Robinson Society, where are the funds allocated?

A: You may designate gifts to the area of your choice. If an area is not designated, gifts are pooled in unrestricted funds and used for the institution's greatest area of need. Currently, unrestricted gifts benefit student scholarship support.

Q: Where is the designated parking for members?

A: The Medical Center reserved parking spaces are located in the Medical Center East Garage and the South Garage, next to Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. Download the map.

Q: When does my parking sticker expire?

A: Parking stickers expire on June 30 each year.

Q: Are there other or more convenient parking options?

A: Yes. Vanderbilt University Medical Center offers complimentary valet parking service for all patients and visitors.