Vidant Health


One of the most progressive not-for-profit health care systems, Vidant Health reaches more than 1.4 million people across 29 counties. Our system of care includes the following:
Vidant Medical Center serves as the flagship teaching hospital for the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. We are a tertiary care referral center and in 2018, achieved Magnet® recognition for the second time, designated by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.  Learn more about our Magnet® recognition here.

With an eye toward the future, we’re continually pioneering ways to meet the needs of the medically underserved through groundbreaking research, cutting-edge technology, state-of-the-art facilities and exceptional health care professionals. Our Community Benefits Grants Program focuses on early detection, wellness and prevention, community health initiatives and direct health care services. Vidant uses community health needs assessments as a basis for prioritizing health needs and planning to meet those needs.

Learn more about us by reading about our latest awards and accolades, explore our facilities and service locations — or just connect with us. We’re looking forward to getting to know you.


Out of 100 Great Nurses of North Carolina, 11 were Vidant Health nurses in 2019. We think that deserves a moment of “wow.”


Vidant Health Nursing Professional Practice Model is Based on Dr. Kristen Swanson’s Theory of Caring, this model provides nurses at Vidant Medical Center principles for daily care of patients and interaction with team members. This biennial report shares the contributions of nurses to improve the health and well-being of eastern North Carolina. Download the 2018-2019 BIENNIAL REPORT

Greenville, N.C. – June 4, 2020
The Nurse Residency Program at Vidant Medical Center (VMC) achieved accreditation from the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Commission on Accreditation Practice Transition Programs through July 2024. VMC earned this accreditation for its outstanding work in nurse education.