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July is National Cleft and Craniofacial Awareness and Prevention Month. A number of patients and families who are part of Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Cleft and Craniofacial Anomalies Center will create awareness together at the center’s annual Craniofacial Camp on Friday, July 18. … Continue reading
Golisano Children’s Hospital Pediatric Surgeon Yi-Horng Lee, M.D., and Jennifer Maddison, N.P., were recently recognized as Strong Stars for their act of kindness that involved a pediatric patient. “We had a pediatric patient who was having his port removed after … Continue reading
You can be a superhero for patients, like Addison, at Golisano Children’s Hospital. Read more about Addison Koons, one of our 2010 Miracle Kids, here. Support miracles today and visit www.givetokids.urmc.edu. Thank you.
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
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
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
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
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
Every once in awhile, troubling news comes along that no one could have possibly expected. Four-and-a-half months before she delivered, 13WHAM-TV Anchor Jennifer Johnson and her husband, Monroe County Legislator Vinnie Esposito, were told that their baby had a congenital … Continue reading