Education and Training
Undergraduate Medical Education
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Child Neurology Residency Program
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Living in Nashville
Child Neurology Resident Resources
Combined Pediatrics Medical Genetics Residency Program
Fellowship Programs
Conferences and Schedules
K12 Mentored Research Scholars Program
Pediatric Physician-Scientist Training Program

Nashville is a vibrant and exciting city with a diverse number of attractions, events, bands, outdoor activities and local "farm-to-table" restaurants to explore! The Music City was recently named the "South's Red-Hot Town" by Time Magazine!

  • Home of country music and healthcare!
  • Nashville metropolitan area consists of 1.9 million people with cost of living around the national average
  • There are multiple safe neighborhoods surrounding the Vanderbilt campus (some within walking distance!) that include affordable apartments, condos and homes
  • Lots of residents with families choose to live in Nashville's fun suburbs with spacious housing, yards and boastful school systems within a 15-30 minute commute to work

Fun things to do in Nashville


Annual Food and Music Events:

  • CMA Music Fest
  • Nashville Restaurant Week: Semiannual "food crawl" that over 40 Nashville restaurants participate in providing special deals and new menu items
  • Brew at the Zoo: Sample beers from local breweries while strolling through the Nashville Zoo and experience an animal show, live music and food from local food trucks
  • Iroquis Steeplechase: Annual horse race, Vanderbilt Children's is the primary beneficiary
  • Music City Hot Chicken Festival: On the Fourth of July, Nashville's best hot chicken creators offer up tastes of their famous spicy fried chicken dishes.
  • Live on the Green: Yearly free music festival downtown.

Nashville Sports

  • The Nashville Predators (Hockey)
  • The Nashville Sounds (Baseball)
  • The Tennessee Titans (NFL) 
  • Nashville Soccer Club

Outdoor activities


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