Sep
29
2015

Super Star Leader: Shawnda Kelley

Shawnda Kelly from Orthopedic Surgery is the latest Texas Children’s Super Star leader. “To be a Super Star at Texas Children’s Hospital is to be someone who is passionate about whatever role they are in,” said Kelley. Read more of Kelley’s interview, and find out how you can nominate a Super Star. Q&A: Shawnda Kelley, Read More…

Sep
29
2015

Dormans presides over 50th annual meeting of SRS

Dr. John Dormans, chief of Orthopedics at Texas Children’s Hospital, will complete his year as president of the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) at the 50th anniversary meeting in Minneapolis September 30 to October 3. In his presidential address, he will discuss how the SRS has grown since its creation in 1966 to become the preeminent Read More…

Sep
29
2015

Dr. Swathi Balaji joins Pediatric Surgery

The Department of Surgery is pleased to announce that Dr. Swathi Balaji has joined the Pediatric Surgery Research Laboratory at Texas Children’s Hospital. Balaji has also been appointed assistant professor in the Department of Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine. “We are excited to welcome Dr. Balaji to the Texas Children’s Division of Pediatric Surgery,” Read More…

Sep
22
2015

Employee Health offers free flu shots to all Texas Children’s employees

Texas Children’s is committed to the health, safety and well-being of our patients, families and workforce. This commitment is especially evident as we enter flu season, a time when people – especially the elderly, children and those with health problems – are at risk of contracting an infection that can cause mild to severe illness, Read More…

Sep
22
2015

Epic Rover launch enhances patient safety, prevents medication errors

More than 1 million patients are harmed each year in the United States because of medical errors. One of the most common, yet preventable medical errors involves the administration of medication. Providing medicine to patients is more than just handing out pills or delivering drugs through an IV line. It’s a complex, multi-step process that Read More…