Vanderbilt University Medical Center Finance

Dave Zerbst, Director
Tana Shellhart, Sr Executive Secretary
(615) 343-4041 (Office)
3319 West End Ave., Suite 700

Financial Planning & Analysis

What We Do:

The FP&A team provides financial analyses and decision-making assistance in the development of new and existing clinical programs, long-range financial plans, major capital investments, business development opportunities, financial strength, and medical equipment leasing.


  • Coordinate and prepare VUMC's long-range financial plans and capital requirements.
  • Coordinate and prepare VUMC's annual routine capital divisional allocations.
  • Prepare and/or support return on investment analysis related to various capital investment projects.
  • Prepare key operating and financial strength statistics and ratios for trending and benchmarking purposes.
  • Prepare and/or support internal monitoring of VUMC’s forward looking credit rating and debt covenant compliance.
  • Provide analysis and support on various business development opportunities (primarily valuation and pricing).
  • Support for obtaining financing for capital projects, including medical equipment leasing and other funding needs.

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