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Awareness, Gratitude and Miracles

This beautiful little girl, Jamie White, just turned 9 on Nov. 17. But when she was born – at just 1 lb. 7 oz. and fighting to survive – celebrating even one birthday felt like a dream to her parents. … Continue reading

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Gala Inspires Hope for Future of Pediatric Care

With hope, we raised the future of pediatric care in our community at the 26th annual Golisano Children’s Hospital Gala. Held at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center, Oct. 19, the black-tie fundraising event inspired its 750 guests to raise $625,000 … Continue reading

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Construction team celebrates last beam by “topping out”

Members of our building team for the future Golisano Children’s Hospital recently held a “topping out” ceremony, a commemorative event in building construction celebrating the milestone of placing the building’s last structural steel beam. During a topping out ceremony, a … Continue reading

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Construction Galore: Our Changing Landscape

While we watch the swift construction of the future Golisano Children’s Hospital right outside our windows, we are excited to think about our changing surroundings as well! The multi-phase I-390 corridor project, expected to finish by fall 2015, has already … Continue reading

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10 Ugly Men Festival Continues Support

One of the most wildly anticipated events of the summer, the Ten Ugly Men Festival, will take place from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, July 27, at Genesee Valley Park. The all-day event is aimed at having fun while … Continue reading

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Golisano Children’s Hospital Gala Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Almost 900 elegantly-dressed guests gathered at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center on Saturday, Oct. 20, for the 25th annual Golisano Children’s Hospital Gala. The storybook-themed evening focused on the history of the children’s hospital and Department of Pediatrics, honoring five … Continue reading

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Tim Hortons Brings Smiles to Golisano Children’s Hospital

Thank you to our friends at Tim Hortons and News 8 WROC Rochester who visited Golisano Children’s Hospital yesterday and brought our patients Smile Cookies! Patients decorated the large chocolate chip cookies with blue and pink icing. Be on the … Continue reading

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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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Born with Heart Condition, Today Chris Avena Lives Life in the Fast Lane

Driving fast cars, roller coaster riding and skydiving and are not typical hobbies for patients born with a heart problem. However, for thrill-seekers like Chris Avena, a heart defect will always come second to a rush of adrenaline. Born at … 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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