1 of 3,912 Rutherford County Students Test-Drive Advanced Robotics,STEM Careers

Jan 31, 2023 at 09:39 pm by WGNS Radio News

(Smyrna, TN) TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center hosted middle school STEM students from Rutherford County on January 24, 2023 for "Name the Robots," an event aimed at showcasing state-of-the-art surgical technologies and inspiring students to pursue STEM careers.

Board-certified, robotically trained surgeons demonstrated advanced techniques and allowed students to test drive the surgical robots. The students also had the opportunity to name the robots, with entries due by February 8, 2023.


State-of-art technology has been a longtime centerpiece for the local medical facility, which equals the perfect partner to help Rutherford County school students learn about computers, robots and more. With a medical staff of about 500 physicians that cover more than 45 specialties, their knowledge combined with the creativity of growing minds can equal bright futures and bigger dreams.

The TriStar operated hospital has119-beds and offers complete medical care for adults and children, including emergency, surgical, and maternity care, imaging, cardiology, neurology, orthopedic, physical medicine, gastroenterology, wound care, spine care and oncology services. It is the only hospital for patients in the growing community of Smyrna. 

StoneCrest is located in the area of Sam Ridley Parkway and Interstate 24 in Smyrna. 

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