Oct
17
2017

Texas Children’s co-hosts the largest, successful nursing event of the year

Last week, Texas Children’s co-hosted the largest annual nursing conference in the country, along with other local Magnet® hospitals. More than 10,000 nurses and nursing executives representing more than 20 countries gathered at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston for the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) National Magnet Conference® from October 11 to Read More…

Oct
17
2017

Making A Mark exhibit on The Auxiliary Bridge until October 27

Texas Children’s Cancer Center’s Making A Mark art exhibition is showing on The Auxiliary Bridge until Friday, October 27. Sponsored by the Periwinkle Foundation, this exhibit showcases more than 300 pieces of art created by young patients as well as larger-than-life pieces made in collaboration with local artist Jon Clark. The exhibit is in honor of Read More…

Oct
10
2017

Caught You Caring recipients enjoy Houston Texans game

More than a dozen employees recognized by the Texas Children’s Caught You Caring program got to watch the Houston Texans defeat the Tennessee Titans on October 1. The Texans-Titans game was sponsored by Texas Children’s Hospital and celebrated the National Football League’s Play 60 campaign, which encourages children to be active 60 minutes a day Read More…

Oct
10
2017

Elsa celebrates her one-year anniversary at Texas Children’s

On October 2, Elsa, Texas Children’s first therapy dog, celebrated her one year anniversary at the hospital with patients and friends alike. The four-legged, full-time employee arrived in October 2016 and has brought smiles and comfort to patients, families, visitors and employees ever since. To commemorate her special day, Elsa donned a “It’s my gotcha Read More…

Oct
10
2017

Patients get chance to visit NBC’s Sunday Night Football Bus

Texas Children’s patients and families got the chance to visit NBC’s Sunday Night Football Bus October 6 ahead of the Houston Texans game against the Kansas City Chiefs. The bus included a player wall where children and adults could compare themselves to a real NFL player, a replica news desk for photo ops, Player of Read More…