Kids Matter

The Newsletter of the University of Virginia Children’s Hospital

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Development Corner: Karats and Cocktails Recap

Karats and Cocktails was held in May during the Keswick Horse Show with proceeds benefiting UVA Children’s Hospital. Over $43,000 was raised through ticket sales, sponsorships, and jewelry sales from…
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The Neonatal Kidney Collaborative

By Jennifer Charlton, MD, MSc Q: Tell me about your program. A: The Neonatal Kidney Collaborative (NKC) is an alliance of neonatologists and pediatric nephrologists from 24 institutions on 4…
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Global Health Research

By Sean R. Moore, MD, MS Q: In 2018, why is pediatric global health research important to the United States? A: We live in interesting times. Never before has there…
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All Stories

Culture Change: How a New Department Structure Created a Powerful Team

By Liz Shifflett & Jessie Copeland How a New Department Structure Created a Powerful Team: An interview with Liz Shifflett Tell me about when you first started your position. When I…

Ambulatory Optimization

By William Petersen, MD, Katie Fellows, and Teresa Green What exactly is Ambulatory Optimization? Ambulatory Optimization is a major effort that is using A3 problem solving to improve our outpatient…

Who Are You When No One Is Looking?

By Barrett Barnes, MD and Adam Skaff From Barrett Barnes, Associate Program Director, General Pediatrics Residency Program: I get some great comments about our wonderful house-staff.  Often these are a…

The Clinically Integrated Network

By James Nataro, MD, PhD, MBA, FAAP I am excited to share the latest news about the Clinically Integrated Network, a partnership between the UVA Health System and the Children’s…

Creating a Healing Environment

What does a bronze rabbit, a miniature CAT scan, and amazing artwork have in common? They are all parts of the healing environment at UVA Children’s Hospital. Caring for children’s…

Maureen Coleman: A Look Back

An Interview with Maureen Coleman Q: When did you first start with the Department? A: I started as a temp in the Department in January 1989 in the Division of…