As we settle into 2016 it’s a good time to pause and consider what we truly want to accomplish as a team this year. We have much to be proud of in Children’s Hospital and many exciting new services will be available this year. With so much going on it’s easy to get lost in the list of to dos, email, and the daily grind. With activity swirling … Read More
Q: Tell me about your program. A: The Section of Pediatric Psychology in the Division of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics provides outpatient behavioral health assessment and treatment for youth with comorbid developmental and medical concerns in multiple clinics throughout the Department of Pediatrics. The program began three years ago … Read More
Shining a Light on Quality When an error occurs during the course of a patient’s hospitalization, it takes courage to disclose to the family the problems that arose, however, we do this as part of our desire to build trust and lasting relationships with the families that we treat (and it’s the right thing to do!). Although there were many who … Read More
Project name: Role of kainate receptors on modulation of synaptic transmission and seizure susceptibility to hypoxia in neonatal mice Gap funding award: $50,000. Time frame: One year Q: Please describe your project: A: Seizures in neonates are a vexing clinical problem with lack of consensus on diagnosis and management. The problem is … Read More
It’s time to sign up to be a volunteer at Camp LIGHT! Camp LIGHT is currently accepting applications for the 2016 Summer season, now through April 30th. Kids ages 6-17 with various medical and physical conditions, and other special needs, including at risk youth are welcome to apply! There is no enrollment fee to be part of Camp LIGHT. Campers … Read More
Q: What made you apply for the Chrysalis Project Program? A: I applied for the Chrysalis program after hearing about it from Dr. Peter Heymann, one of the faculty in Allergy/Immunology. As a first year medical student I found our immunology and infectious disease system block fascinating, and then during my 4th year I did an elective in AI and … Read More
NHMA has been awarded an NIH grant to coordinate a one day Medical Faculty Development Training Program with all expenses covered for 25 residents, fellows or young faculty interested in a career in academic medicine. Deadline for application is March 14th. We need help disseminating the flyer and application below and note the physician … 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