Category: Features

No One Fights Alone: Great Recognition for a Great Kid

By Dr. William Petersen Jr, Associate Chief Medical Officer UVAMC, Children's Hospital Associate Professor, Pediatric Hematology-Oncology, UVASOM I’ve been part of the treatment team for Luke Post, a 15-year old…

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UVA Pediatric Cardiology Assists Athletes after COVID Infection

When medical experts and the Atlantic Coast Conference recommended cardiac screening for college athletes after COVID-19 infection, UVA’s pediatric cardiology division stepped up to the plate. Over the past year,…

Heart Center Outcomes

With regards to high quality outcomes, the University of Virginia Children’s Heart Center continues to produce surgical results well-above the national standard. As a part of the Society of Thoracic…

Heart Center Home Monitoring Program

Beginning in 2015, UVA Children’s Heart Center committed to revolutionizing home monitoring for the most complex of infants with congenital heart disease. Remote patient monitoring had become the standard for…

Best Wishes, Dr. Stephen Early!

A note from the Department of Otolaryngology team A legend is retiring from the University of Virginia this summer, Dr. Stephen Early, Pediatric Otolaryngologist. Dr. Early has served as Pediatric…

COVID-19 Corner: July 2021 Updates

Brief updates on epidemiology, variants, vaccines and more… by Dr. Debbie-Ann Shirley, Division Head of Pediatric Infectious Disease The pandemic and children. Over 4.03 million children have tested positive for…

Impacts of the Pandemic on the NICU

The COVID-19 pandemic has waged a toll across the world, not seen in over a century. Although there are still some countries who are in the midst of a 2nd…

Reducing Opioid Use in the NICU

Over 4,000 neonates undergo surgery in the United States every year. One of the key aspects of post-surgical care for the babies in the NICU following surgery includes adequate pain…

Using Vital Signs to Help Predict Outcomes in the NICU

Unlike other intensive care units, the NICU cares for some otherwise healthy premature infants who need support to grow and develop. These patients have a high risk of acquiring a…