Category Archives: Hearts

A Heart-Focused Visit to the White House

February is American Heart Awareness Month — a time when our nation comes together to prevent and reduce the incidence of cardiovascular disease. Efforts range from very local initiatives — including the Heart Ball in Rochester that took place earlier … Continue reading

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Healing Hearts at Golisano Children’s Hospital

Here at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, we’re committed to mending hearts and saving lives. Claire Elizabeth Kowal came into this world with the cards stacked against her. Before she was born, her parents Jennifer … Continue reading

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Two Children’s Hospital Supporters Pledge $1M Gifts

We’re very excited to share that two of Golisano Children’s Hospital’s board members and their wives have pledged to make million-dollar gifts in support of our $100 million capital campaign.  Mark Siewert, chair of Golisano Children’s Hospital’s board, and his … Continue reading

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Top Five Stories of 2011 from Golisano Children’s Hospital

To know where to go, you must know where you’re coming from. If last year is any indication of the strength, hope, resilience and enthusiasm that lies in the hearts and minds of this hospital and the wonderful community that … Continue reading

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Wrap Up 2011 with a Smile

There’s still an opportunity to make 2011 a year to be proud of. Before you start closing the book on this year, we invite you to join the ranks of the many charitable groups, individuals, families, friends, colleagues and peers … Continue reading

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Heart Health Starts in Childhood

Building a healthy lifestyle starts in childhood. Here at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, we’re invested in treating medical conditions that our community’s children are facing today, but we also want to do our part … Continue reading

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Golisano Children’s Hospital Launches $100 Million Campaign

Magic was in the air at the 24th annual Wonderland-themed gala, as Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC)  announced plans to launch a $100 million campaign to transform facilities, teaching, research, and patient care programs. The capital project for the … Continue reading

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Through the Looking Glass: Golisano Children’s Hospital Gala

Golisano  Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center is gearing up for a gala of epic proportions on Saturday, Oct. 29. The hospital’s biggest fundraiser of the year has a lot to accomplish this time around. With plans to … Continue reading

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Three-Year-Old Boy on the Road to Recovery from Heart Defect

At 3-months-old, Charlie Levin wasn’t thriving like a normal baby. He was losing weight, constantly vomiting and breathing rapidly. After a chest X-ray in his hometown of Buffalo revealed an enlarged heart, Charlie was diagnosed with hypoplastic left heart syndrome. … Continue reading

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Planning Begins for New Golisano Children’s Hospital

Excitement was in the air as faculty and staff from Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) gathered to begin discussing plans to build the new Golisano Children’s Hospital.  Thanks to a very generous $20 million donation … Continue reading

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