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Interior Design of Golisano Children’s Hospital to Be Soothing, Engaging

The new Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center will be a place of healing, but it will also be a place to celebrate who our patients, families, faculty and staff are. Ballinger architects and hospital staff … Continue reading

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Teen’s Hospital Experience Ended with Souvenir Smiles and Smiley Faces

In February 2011, 13-year-old Sarah Casto woke her parents up early in the morning, complaining that her stomach hurt very badly. Sarah’s parents called her pediatrician, Richard Bloom, M.D., who told them that Sarah might have appendicitis. He immediately sent … Continue reading

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Virtual 3D Model of New Golisano Children’s Hospital Ready for Viewing

Golisano Children’s Hospital is forging ahead with its plans to build a brand new state-of-the-art children’s hospital for our community’s children and families. Plans are coming along quickly, as nurses, doctors, parents, architects, builders and staff members join forces to … Continue reading

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Hospital Design Puts Children and Families First

At first glance, it is apparent that the new Golisano Children’s Hospital is designed around the common theme of supporting our patients – and their families. The most exciting features of the new building are the many spaces planned for gathering, playing, … Continue reading

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New Diagnostic Criteria for Autism Spectrum Disorders Confuse and Concern Many Families

A recent article in the New York Times announced that rules for diagnosing autism spectrum disorders (ASDs) will soon change. It noted research suggesting that as a result of the change, many people would lose their autism diagnoses. Since the … Continue reading

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Relieving Pain with Supportive Care

There’s a movement afoot in the medical community. Doctors go to medical school to learn how to fix the body and treat the disease. But there’s a growing consensus that treating the patient entails much more than simply treating the … 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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