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Obtaining Access to Your Child’s My Health Account

It is important for parents to have access to their child's health information. We can help you set up this access if your child is younger than 18. Only parents and legal guardians can have access.

You must have your own My Health account before accessing your child's account. If you are a patient and do not already have a My Health account, Sign up today at myhealthatvanderbilt.com.

If you are not a patient, you will be sent an emailed sign-up link once we associate your child to your account.

To access your child’s account, you will need to complete an application at any of the following locations:

  1. Your child’s next clinic appointment
  2. Vanderbilt Walk-in Clinic
  3. A Vanderbilt Walgreens Walk-in Clinic

The next time you arrive at clinic your child’s appointment, ask the staff for an application. They can assist you with the process. You may also download a printable version of the form below, complete it, and bring it with you to your child's next appointment.

If you have more than one child, you must fill out an application for each child.

Once the application has been submitted to the clinic, you can then access your child's account by logging into your account and clicking on your child's name.

If your child is under 12, and you need to obtain My Health at Vanderbilt access, follow these steps.

  • If you are the biological parent:
    • You can complete the application at the child’s next appointment, or download, print and complete the below "My Health at Vanderbilt Application for Patient’s Aged 12 and under" and bring it with you to your child’s next appointment.
    • Access to My Health at Vanderbilt can be granted within the clinic once the application is turned into the clinic staff.
  • If you are NOT the biological parent:
    • You can complete the application at the child’s next appointment, or download, print and complete the "My Health at Vanderbilt Application for Patient’s Aged 12 and under" and bring it with you to your child’s next appointment.
    • To be granted My Health at Vanderbilt access to a non-biological child you will have to provide legal documents stating you have custody. Please bring your legal documents with you to your appointment. 
    • My Health at Vanderbilt Access will be granted once our Office of Legal Affairs reviews the completed application and legal documents provided.
      • The legal review can take several business days and you will be contacted if we need any further information.

If your child is between the ages of 13-17, and you need to obtain My Health at Vanderbilt access, follow these steps.

  • If you are the biological parent:
    • You can complete the application at the child’s next appointment, or download, print and complete the form below: "My Health at Vanderbilt Application for Patients Aged 13-17." Bring it with you to your child’s next appointment. Ensure your child signs the application as well.
    • Access to My Health at Vanderbilt can be granted within the clinic once the application is turned into the clinic staff.
  • If you are NOT the biological parent:
    • You can complete the application at the child’s next appointment, or download, print and complete the form below: "My Health at Vanderbilt Application for Patients Aged 13-17." Bring it with you to your child’s next appointment.
    • To be granted My Health at Vanderbilt access to a non-biological child you will have to provide legal documents stating you have custody. Bring your legal documents with you to your appointment.
    • My Health at Vanderbilt Access will be granted once our Office of Legal Affairs reviews the completed application and legal documents provided.
      • The legal review can take several business days and you will be contacted if we need any further information.

If your child is 18 or older and has diminished capacity to create their own account, and you need to obtain My Health at Vanderbilt access, follow these steps:

  • You can complete the application at your child’s next appointment, or download, print and complete the form below: "My Health at Vanderbilt for Diminished Capacity Adult 18+."
  • To be granted My Health at Vanderbilt access to a diminished capacity adult you will have to provide legal documents stating you have conservatorship or power of attorney. Bring your legal documents with you to your appointment.
    • My Health at Vanderbilt Access will be granted once our Office of Legal Affairs reviews the completed application and legal documents provided.
      • The legal review can take several business days and you will be contacted if we need any further information.