Feb
20
2018

Child Life airs first live broadcast revealing the gender of new therapy dog

IT’S A GIRL! Elsa now has a little sister. Texas Children’s first therapy dog, is not the hospital’s only female, four-legged, furry friend. A new therapy dog will be arriving at the end of the month, and Child Life just announced that it will be a GIRL. The gender reveal was broadcast live through ZTV, Read More…

Feb
20
2018

In memoriam: Legacy author Betsy Parish

Elizabeth Ellen “Betsy” Parish, journalist and author of Texas Children’s history book, Legacy: 50 Years of Loving Care, Texas Children’s Hospital, 1954-2004, died at her home on Tuesday, February 13. At 71, she left behind a legacy of her own with her passion for documenting and preserving the history of health care in Houston. Parish Read More…

Feb
14
2018

Patients receive hand-made hats for Heart Month

Two-month-old Finley Sloan got a special visit from her interventional cardiologist Dr. Aimee Liou last week when she walked into her room on the 15th floor of the Heart Center carrying a tiny red knit hat. Liou, a self-taught knitter, made the hat herself in honor of National Heart Awareness Month and chose to give Read More…

Feb
13
2018

Less than 100 days until phase-one opening of Legacy Tower

The countdown has begun! February 11, marked 100 days until the first phase of Legacy Tower officially opens at Texas Children’s Hospital Texas Medical Center campus. Through this 408-foot vertical expansion, Texas Children’s is adding 657,000 square feet. When Legacy Tower opens its doors to patients and families on Tuesday, May 22, the tower will Read More…

Feb
13
2018

Conjoined identical twin girls successfully separated at Texas Children’s Hospital

On January 13, Texas Children’s successfully performed its fourth conjoined twins separation, giving identical twin girls Anna Grace and Hope Elizabeth Richards a chance at a normal life. The 7-hour procedure was performed by a multidisciplinary team of nearly 75 surgeons, anesthesiologists, cardiologists and nurses from eight specialties. Click here to see a list of Read More…