Patients and Visitors go to

This guide is for content creators for, the patient and consumer website for Vanderbilt Health, representing the adult hospital and clinical enterprise of Vanderbilt University Medical Center (VUMC). The goal of is to help patients choose and use VUMC for their healthcare needs. is:

  • A resource for patients, potential patients and other users of the Medical Center.
  • A source of useful and unique information about VUMC and not general health information.
  • An extension of the overall VUMC patient experience. Visitors to the site should feel like theyve been cared for by us just as they would in our hospitals or clinics.
  • A public expression of the VUMC brand.

This guide describes guidelines and best practices to ensure all content on supports these goals.

If you have questions or suggestions, contact our web content manager at