Dec
22
2015

L. E. Simmons Chair in Orthopedics awarded to Dr. John Dormans

Chief of Orthopedics Dr. John Dormans was recently awarded the L.E. Simmons Chair in Orthopedics. Provided by the Houston Endowment in recognition of Simmons, who served as chairman of Texas Children’s Board of Trustees from 2003-2004, the purpose of this chair is to support orthopedic research, education, clinic program development and advocacy at Texas Children’s. Read More…

Dec
15
2015

Texas Children’s Main Campus Urgent Care opens

On December 1, Texas Children’s opened an urgent care clinic on Main Campus, creating a system-wide solution to effectively manage the Emergency Center’s low acuity patient population. The 4,100-square-foot facility is located on the second floor of the Abercrombie Building and has a dedicated staff of physicians, advanced practice providers, nurses and clinical support staff, Read More…

Dec
15
2015

Texas Children’s oncologists contribute to leading textbook in field

Dr. David Poplack, director of Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Centers, and numerous members of his medical staff helped write the recently published, 7th edition of the textbook, Principles and Practice in Pediatric Oncology, the leading textbook in the field. This thoroughly updated edition contains 54 chapters, more than 1,300 pages, and is the most Read More…

Dec
15
2015

Spotlight on Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program

Falon Wiesner-Jones was just a baby when she had her first visit to the Texas Children’s Heart Center diagnosed with a congenital heart disease that has been a fabric of her life ever since. Now 33, she’s still a patient at the heart center. Today, she sees specialists in the Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program, Read More…

Dec
8
2015

Pediatric residency hopefuls visit Texas Children’s

Each year beginning in the fall for several months, young hopeful physicians in suits will be seen escorted around the hospital on tours. These medical students are part of the nearly 1,500 applicants who have applied for the largest pediatric residency program in the United States, right here at Texas Children’s Hospital and Baylor College Read More…