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Fairport Festival Benefits Hospital

With a great line up of live music, tons of food, and children’s activities, Fairport residents Rob Burch and Andy McDermott have once again put together one of the most anticipated summer events in the Rochester area — the 9th … Continue reading

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Ugly Disco to Celebrate Decade of Support

Dressed in vibrant bell-bottoms, afros, pink wigs, and platform shoes, Ugly Disco attendees have a history of going all-out to raise money for Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC). Set for March 9, this year’s … Continue reading

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Wilmots Create “Crosby’s Fund” in Son’s Honor

At just 13 months old, Crosby Wilmot was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, a rare cancer of the sympathetic nervous system that accounts for half of cancers diagnosed in infants. By the time of diagnosis, the disease has already spread throughout most … 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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Preparing for Surgery at Golisano Children’s Hospital

School is out for summer, which means family vacations and lots of time outdoors. Many families also take time during the long summer break to schedule elective surgical procedures for their children. Families preparing for surgery can rest assured that … Continue reading

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Fiddler in the Pediatric Treatment Center

Emily Luna, 12, of Farmington, NY was diagnosed with aplastic anemia three years ago. It’s been a long and sometimes painful journey, but being the cheerful and upbeat soul she is, she takes every opportunity to  brighten the days of … Continue reading

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Pediatric Surgery Division Helps Make Miracles Happen

Miracles happen every day at Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center.  Our Pediatric Surgery Division  performs more than 21,300 surgeries and procedures annually, ranging from minimally invasive surgery to repairing serious congenital malformations for children like Owen Harford. Owen, … Continue reading

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Pediatrician-in-Chief Shows off Plan for New Golisano Children’s Hospital

Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) is excited to share updated plans for the new Golisano Children’s Hospital, set to break ground in late summer or early fall. In the featured video above, Dr. Nina Schor, … Continue reading

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Attend Medical School for an Evening: Pediatric Specialists Share Expertise with Hospital Supporters

Have you ever wanted an inside look at what it’d be like to be one of Golisano Children’s Hospital‘s pediatric specialists? On April 18, Golisano Children’s Hospital’s leading experts on neonatology, cancer, autism, eating disorders, surgery and orthopaedics, and congenital heart … 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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