Mar
6
2018

Pectus Program treats assortment of chest wall abnormalities

It’s not every day that physicians at Texas Children’s get the opportunity to treat a child and their parent, but that’s exactly what happened when Caitlin King became a patient of Texas Children’s Pectus Program. The program is part of Texas Children’s Division of Pediatric Surgery and is run by a specialized team that assesses Read More…

Mar
6
2018

Bad Pants Open raises more than $500K for Texas Children’s Newborn Center

On March 1, close to 340 golfers played colorfully and raised more than $500,000 at the 20th annual Bad Pants Open golf tournament at the Clubs of Kingwood, benefitting Texas Children’s Newborn Center. Each year, organizers of the golf tournament set out to raise hundreds of thousands to support the hospital’s level IV neonatal intensive Read More…

Mar
6
2018

Kangaroo Crew receives Medical Service Award, hosts annual safety day training

Texas Children’s Kangaroo Crew recently received the Texas Department of State Health Services Texas Emergency Medical Services Air Medical Service Award. The award is given annually to an air medical service team in Texas that demonstrates the highest standards in providing patient care and leads the way in innovation and commitment to advancing that care Read More…

Mar
6
2018

Garth Brooks visits patients in Zone before performing at RODEOHOUSTON

Before his opening night concert at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo on February 27, legendary country music singer Garth Brooks visited the Child Life Zone at Texas Children’s Hospital. He spent time talking with patients and their families, posing for photos and enjoying the rodeo-themed event. Funded through the Teammates for Kids foundation, which Read More…

Mar
6
2018

Chance for free registration to Houston Texans Kids Triathlon

Want to help build a generation of healthy, active children? There are only a few spots left to sign them up for the 2018 Houston Texans Kids Triathlon and Texas Children’s Hospital will pay their registration fee. As the event’s presenting sponsor, the hospital will foot the bill for 50 children of employees to participate Read More…