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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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Stroll for Strong Kids Springs into Action

Golisano Children’s Hospital received a lot of fantastic submissions from the  Stroll for Strong Kids Theme Contest. Of all the great ideas that our Facebook fans suggested, one theme really rose to the top. “How about a superhero theme?” asked Patti … Continue reading

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Why Play in the Hospital?

In honor of Child Life Awareness Month, Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Child Life program coordinator, Wendy Lane, has written a guest editorial on the benefits of child-directed play for hospitalized children.   When we think of children, many of us imagine … Continue reading

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Golisano Children’s Hospital Pledges to “Spread the Word to End the Word”

Far too often, in the classroom or on the streets, we hear people using the word “R” word, “retard” in an insensitive or bullying way. Many people don’t understand the weight that one word can carry for people with developmental … 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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Families are Never Alone at Golisano Children’s Hospital

We live in an incredible community, in which families going through tough times are never alone and people come together to help support the care of children they’ve never met. Helping those in need comes as second nature for Golisano Children’s … 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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This Holiday Season, Small Miracles Make Great Strides

“Just like riding a bike, life can be an uphill climb.” Casey Bortnick from YNN Rochester starts his story about the Cavagnaro family with an important message about the road that lies ahead for many babies born prematurely. Yet despite … 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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Children’s Heart Center and Family Support Group Welcome Heart Patients to Picnic

Jennifer Tillou, pediatric social worker at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center, helps families cope with stress and work through the difficult decisions that can come with having a child diagnosed with heart problems. Tillou also assists families from … Continue reading

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