Any organization as large as our Children’s Hospital requires a complex governance structure. Over the past three years we have been moving to a values driven leadership system (VDLS). Our strategic direction begins with the priorities set by Health System leadership, The six health system goals apply to all units. These goals are cascaded … Read More
Please briefly summarize your program. Doctors have been using the immune system to fight cancer for decades in the form of bone marrow or hematopoietic stem cell transplants (HSCT). Many children with leukemia or lymphoma and even solid tumors such as neuroblastoma require a HSCT for a chance at a cure. More recently, HSCT has been used for … Read More
Earlier this year, the University of Virginia Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh entered a partnership to reinvigorate pediatric liver transplantation in Charlottesville. This relationship is the first of it is kind and will utilize the expertise of the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh to help children transplanted at the … Read More
Families First Initiative: As everyone is aware (unless you are completely new to the Children’s Hospital) Be Safe is the health system’s focus on safety allowing us to: Deliver the best and safest care possible Adhere to best practices and make them our “standard work” Address the root cause of problems The Children’s Hospital has … Read More
What is your proudest/greatest achievement outside of the professional realm? Without a doubt, my greatest achievement outside of work is my sweet son Alex. Every day I am in awe of the person he is becoming. He brings such a great sense of humor and sincere sense of compassion into the world. What are you usually doing on the weekend or during … Read More
What is your proudest/greatest achievement outside of the professional realm? Without a doubt – keeping my family first. Anyone in this profession knows that this work can be all-consuming. My wife, Karra, is a Physician Assistant in Adult Oncology here at UVA. She is definitely smarter and probably busier than I am, but despite our very busy … Read More
From Maria Luisa Sequeira Lopez and Ariel Gomez: Please join us to congratulate our graduate students who won basic research awards at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic Young Investigators Forum: Eugene … Read More
Patient Praise 3/1/2016 Enjoy the comments that the Health System has received from patients and families!
They are the sweetest dr. and nurses I have ever … Read More
Patient Praise 2-1-16 Enjoy the comments that the Health System has received from patients and families!
Excellent and caring nursing staff! Amazing … Read More
Patient Praise 1/12/16 Enjoy the comments that the Health System has received from patients and families!
Our experience was highly satisfactory. I liked … Read More