Sep
12
2017

Texas Children’s EBOC play crucial role in developing clinical standards, enhancing outcomes

A 4-year-old child undergoes a Fontan procedure to correct a heart problem. The child’s medical team is unaware that the proposed post-surgical plan of care may endanger not only the patient but also the patient’s family – and is also financially wasteful. If the care team is unaware of these potential risks, how can they Read More…

Sep
12
2017

In memoriam: Leticia Sowell

Leticia Sowell, Patient Care Assistant, Cardiology Inpatient Unit, passed away on August 12, 2017 at the age of 41. Leticia loved caring for patients on the West Tower 15 Cardiology Inpatient Unit for nine years. Leticia leaves behind four children: Caylin, Mya, Warren and Niecy to cherish her memory.

Sep
11
2017

Guidelines around giving and receiving help related to Hurricane Harvey

It’s hard to believe that less than a week ago Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Greater Houston area dumping foot after foot of rain into our communities’ streets, homes and businesses. Since then, people across the region – including many employees at Texas Children’s – have been working around the clock to try and put Read More…

Sep
8
2017

Texas Children’s train decked out in Texans gear for upcoming football season

Some Texas Children’s patients recently got the chance to kick off the upcoming Houston Texans season right by attending a special event near the Choo-Choo Hut just inside the entrance of the Abercrombie Building. On the count of three, the children peeled a sheet of paper off of the large glass windows that encases the Read More…

Sep
8
2017

Plastic Surgery faculty named to new endowed positions

Dr. William Pederson has been named the Samuel Stal, MD Endowed Chair in Plastic Surgery, and Dr. Edward Reece has been named the Josephine Abercrombie Endowed Professor in Plastic Surgery Research. “Both Dr. Pederson and Dr. Reece are exceptionally worthy recipients of these endowed positions,” said Dr. Larry Hollier, associate surgeon-in-chief for clinical affairs and Read More…