Feb
28
2017

Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center status re-verified

Texas Children’s Hospital was recently re-verified as a Level 1 Pediatric Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons and the Texas Department of State and Health Services. During the re-verification process, the American College of Surgeons evaluated whether Texas Children’s Hospital met criteria put forth in its Committee on Trauma’s manual, Resources for Optimal Read More…

Feb
28
2017

Texas Children’s Pulmonary Hypertension Program earns national accreditation

Texas Children’s Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Program recently earned national accreditation from the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA). Texas Children’s is among only six pediatric programs nationwide, and the only one in the southwest, to be awarded this high level of distinction. “This accreditation is a recognition of the care that our program provides for children who Read More…

Feb
28
2017

Texas Children’s patients, staff celebrate Elsa’s 2nd birthday

On February 23, Texas Children’s therapy dog, Elsa, celebrated her second birthday with a party thrown by patients and staff in The Zone at West Tower. To commemorate her special day, Elsa donned a colorful tutu, party hat and a birthday bandana. As you’ll see, she loved being the center of attention. Elsa spent time Read More…

Feb
28
2017

His Grace Foundation celebrates 20th anniversary of service

Twenty years ago, a young girl named Gracie was treated for leukemia at Texas Children’s Hospital. Despite the difficult circumstances her own family was facing, support from extended family and friends empowered Gracie’s parents to have the eyes to see beyond their own situation. Within the walls of Texas Children’s Hospital and the compassionate, creative Read More…

Feb
28
2017

Learn how to put your best fork forward at various events in March

At Texas Children’s, we are a community that cares for our patients, their families and each other, so as we get ready to celebrate National Nutrition Month® in March, it is important to remember that healthy eating is always in season. To celebrate this year’s theme, Put Your Best Fork Forward, the Food and Nutrition Read More…