Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt (CHAV), also known as Vanderbilt Children's Hospital (VCH), is a nationally ranked pediatric acute care children's teaching hospital affiliated with Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. The hospital has 267 pediatric beds and is affiliated the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. The hospital provides comprehensive pediatric specialties and subspecialties to infants, children, teens, and young adults aged 0–21 throughout the Nashville and the greater mid south region. Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt also sometimes treats adults that require pediatric care. Monroe Carell Jr. Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt also features an American College of Surgeons level I pediatric trauma center for critically ill pediatric trauma patients. The hospital is attached to Vanderbilt University Medical Center and is affiliated with the nearby Ronald McDonald House of Nashville.