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Cleft and Craniofacial Camp to Celebrate Awareness Month

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

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Pediatric Surgery Team Receives Star for Act of Kindness

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

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Be a Hero. Support Miracles Today.

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.  

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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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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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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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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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Thankful for Amazing Grace: Baby born with CDH comes out strong

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

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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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