Williamson Medical Center will host a free educational event entitled “The Importance of the HPV Vaccine,” Thursday, Oct. 4. Dinner begins at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by a 6 p.m. presentation.

Guest speaker for the event will be pediatrician Michelle Fiscus, MD, FAAP, Deputy Medical Director of the Division of Family Health & Wellness for the Tennessee Department of Health. Fiscus graduated from Indiana University School of Medicine Indianapolis in 1994 and completed a residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center before entering into private practice in Williamson County for 17 years.

Today she oversees the Division’s chronic disease prevention, health promotion, injury prevention, tobacco control and prevention, and comprehensive cancer programs. She served as president of the Tennessee Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics from 2014-2016 and currently serves as the medical director for its “Behavioral Health in Pediatrics” program, which focuses on improving the management of behavioral health disorders in primary care—especially for children in foster care. She also serves as the District IV representative and chair of the National Nominating Committee for the American Academy of Pediatrics.

The event will take place in the Children’s Atrium of Williamson Medical Center. RSVP is requested. For more information or to reserve a space, call (615) 435-6780.




Williamson Medical Center offers comprehensive inpatient and outpatient services, 24-hour emergency care, preventive health screenings and wellness activities. Services offered by Williamson Medical Center are developed to provide the most cost-effective, convenient and accessible health care possible. More than 750 providers represent over 70 medical specialties and sub-specialties. The caliber of physicians and care at Williamson Medical Center continues to advance the way healthcare is delivered to our region with compassion and convenience unique to WMC. Our campus also houses Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital Vanderbilt at Williamson Medical Center, which provides pediatric emergent and inpatient care. With our fully equipped pediatric rooms, we are able to provide dedicated, focused, and specific care to the children of our communities as well as their parents. For more information visit www.williamsonmedicalcenter.org.