Tag Archives: URMC

New Children’s Hospital Rises in Rochester

The last pieces of structural steel are now in place on the new Golisano Children’s Hospital at the University of Rochester Medical Center. We celebrated with patients last week by opening up the site a little to let them decorate … Continue reading

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Why Do We Teach?

By: Nina F. Schor, MD, PhD, Pediatrician-in-Chief, Golisano Children’s Hospital When you think of a doctor, you probably think of someone who you see in a medical office or hospital who talks with you first and then examines you to find out … 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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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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Kicking Leukemia Gives Teen a Better Sense of Self

Katelin Ivison awoke on her 14th birthday, Jan. 13, 2010, with a sore throat. She and her mother Adella had fun plans to go shopping and out to dinner to celebrate Katelin’s big day, but first, Adella had scheduled an … Continue reading

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