Mar
18
2014

Texas Children’s welcomes its first class of Pediatric Surgery Physician Assistant fellows

Texas Children’s Hospital has established a new, first-of-its-kind Pediatric Surgery Physician Assistant Fellowship program. The inaugural class of four physician assistants – Lesley Davies, Jackie Guarino, Caitlin Justus and Cassie Mueller – officially started their fellowship on January 20. The fellowship is a 12-month didactic and clinical program designed to extensively train physician assistants to Read More…

Mar
18
2014

Bump Watch: Pregnancy, what they don’t tell you

For a first time pregnant woman (not calling myself a mom yet) pregnancy is a beautiful thing. Yet, there are things about pregnancy that no one cared to share. They are the mishaps that I shared (unfortunately) with my patient and saint-like husband. Thankfully, it has made our marriage stronger than ever to go through Read More…

Mar
11
2014

Patients inspire Dr. Buchanan’s first children’s book

As a pediatric plastic surgeon, Dr. Edward Buchanan has seen his share of ailments in children. What he’s observed throughout the countless cases he’s treated is the best treatment in any case is a positive mental attitude. That’s the inspiration behind his first children’s book, The Adventures of the Prickly Pear and the Happy Hoglet Read More…

Mar
11
2014

Fun Run registration closes March 23

The 2nd Annual Texas Children’s Family Fun Run, in partnership with the Houston Marathon Foundation, will be Saturday, April 5. The race will begin and end at our very own Texas Children’s Hospital West Campus, with a specially designed 3K and 1K race for children and families of all abilities (wheelchairs and strollers are welcome). Read More…

Mar
11
2014

Chevron grant to strengthen patient care throughout Romania

The Baylor College of Medicine International Pediatric AIDS Initiative at Texas Children’s Hospital (BIPAI) recently announced its partnership with Chevron and the global health nonprofit AmeriCares by accepting a grant to address the gap in health care resources in Romania. AmeriCares has been providing lifesaving anti-retroviral medications, anti-infectives and nutritional supplements to families receiving care Read More…