2018 Donor Impact Report




In their moments of greatest need, patients and families turn to Vanderbilt Health for hope and healing. Whether it's for routine needs or serious health concerns, we care for those who need us as if they were part of our own family. We are committed to providing the most advanced, comprehensive and personalized care to the people in our region and well beyond.

We couldn't do it without you. 

Your dedicated support of Vanderbilt Health advances our mission to be a leader in defining personalized care through world-class research, state-of-the-art clinical training and a warm and engaging care experience. We are grateful for the opportunity to share stories from patients who have had life-changing care at Vanderbilt — defining moments made possible because of supporters like you.

Thank you.


"Together we are making
a difference for patients
and families who need us."

- Jeffrey R. Balser, M.D., Ph.D.
President & Chief Executive Officer, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Dean, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine


The moment you give makes a lasting impact.
Thank you for your generosity.



Drew Estes

After Drew was diagnosed with leukemia, one of the biggest hurdles was giving up the sports that he loved. Thankfully he was able to return both to school and the baseball team for his eighth-grade year.

Richard S. Miller, M.D.

As the leader of one of the busiest trauma units in the region, Dr. Miller and his team faced three trauma cases that were very out of the ordinary this year.

Latonya Drumwright

With cancer now in her past thanks to the specialized care she received through Vanderbilt Health, Latonya is an advocate for breast cancer screenings in her community.

Lily Hensiek

At the age of 17, Lily has already battled cancer twice. She has turned her story into one of inspiration and hope by becoming a philanthropist for cancer research in her community.