Vanderbilt University Medical Center thrives on a restless imagination that always seeks a better way. We're constantly looking for new ways to streamline patient care. We're translating breakthroughs in research into new kinds of treatment, and we're educating tomorrow’s scientists, nurses and doctors in the latest advances in compassionate medical care.

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Participate in a clinical trial

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Become an advisory council member

Make a gift

We depend on gifts from people like you and organizations to give our patients the best care possible. As a nonprofit medical center, Vanderbilt is able to explore new treatments for diseases and injuries while improving healthcare around the world.

Gifts of every size make a difference. Call (855) 521-9827 or visit our Giving Website to learn more about how you can change the world of healthcare through giving.

Participate in a clinical trial

You can choose to participate in clinical research that could bring advances in science and healthcare. We need participants in all areas of clinical research, from trials in healthy volunteers to disease-specific studies. Go to our Clinical Trials website to find out more.

Vanderbilt is pleased to announce a new online service, ResearchMatch, a not-for-profit effort that will help match people who would like to participate in research with researchers nationwide via a secure and convenient online web portal.

If you're interested in a cancer clinical trial, please visit the Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center web page on How Do I Sign Up for a Clinical Trial.


At Vanderbilt University Medical Center, we strive to give more than excellent healthcare. We offer hope, comfort and convenience for our patients and their families. Our volunteers help make this happen, and they make a difference every single day. You can, too. Contact Vanderbilt Volunteer Services at (615) 936-3078 or visit the Volunteer at Vanderbilt website. You can volunteer at Vanderbilt University Hospital, Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt, and Vanderbilt Health One Hundred Oaks. Click here to learn more.

Join a Patient & Family Advisory Council.

These councils are a vital voice from patients to Vanderbilt University Medical Center leaders. We promise to listen and to take lessons learned from these councils to heart. It’s another step for quality, personalized healthcare. We have five active councils: The Vanderbilt Hospital/Clinic Council, the One Hundred Oaks Council, The Eskind Diabetes Council, the Vanderbilt Internal Medicine Council and the Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt Family Council. Visit our website here.