May
19
2015

Professional organization names award after Texas Children’s otolaryngologist

The American Broncho-Esophagological Association (ABEA) recently honored Dr. Ellen Friedman by renaming its Presidential Citation for Excellence in Foreign Body Management to the Ellen M. Friedman Award for Excellence in Foreign Body Management. The honor was announced at the organization’s 95th annual meeting. Friedman has been an otolaryngologist with Texas Children’s for more than 20 Read More…

May
19
2015

Sixth annual Edmond T. Gonzales Surgical Research Day highlights advancements in field of pediatric surgery

Almost 300 clinicians in the Department of Surgery attended the sixth annual Edmond T. Gonzales Jr., Surgical Research Day at Texas Children’s Pavilion for Women on May 8. The event provided a forum for researchers to unveil their work highlighting remarkable advancements in the field of pediatric surgery. “I look forward to this day every Read More…

May
19
2015

International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day

May 15 was International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day. At Texas Children’s Newborn Center, our physicians and neonatal nurses are strong believers in the benefits of kangaroo care, which promotes parental bonding with a new baby from the earliest moments of life. Kangaroo Care is a method of holding babies skin to skin with a parent. Read More…

May
19
2015

Patient access representative named Best of the West recipient

Amonica Robinson recently received the Best of the West award for her work as a patient access representative in the Emergency Center at West Campus. The award recognizes an employee each quarter who has exceled at demonstrating Texas Children’s values – leading tirelessly, living compassionately, amplifying unity and embracing freedom. Robinson joined Texas Children’s in Read More…

May
19
2015

Judy Swanson presented with Distinguished Service Award

The Department of Surgery recently presented Judy Swanson, assistant vice president of Perioperative Services, with a Distinguished Service Award for her 14 years of work with Texas Children’s. Swanson has helped the Department of Surgery to develop its surgical community through her true understanding of the department’s clinical needs and goals combined with her ability Read More…