Jul
24
2018

Cancer Center patients get up-close look at World Series trophy

Patients with Texas Children’s Cancer Center recently enjoyed a close-up look at the Houston Astros Commissioner’s Trophy during an event hosted by the baseball team and the Sunshine Kids Foundation in the Cancer Clinic on the 14th Floor of Wallace Tower. Die-hard Astros fans and baseball enthusiasts alike joined in on the fun and beamed Read More…

Jul
17
2018

Child Life department launches ‘Elsa on call’

On July 9 the Cancer Center clinic surprised outpatients with a visit from Elsa, one of Texas Children’s three therapy dogs. With the dogs constantly making their rounds throughout the hospital visiting inpatients, at times outpatients miss the opportunity to see their furry friends. “Elsa and I spent a lot of time with the hematology Read More…

Jul
10
2018

Buddy Experience revamped to strengthen colleague connections

For many of our new colleagues embarking on their first few months at Texas Children’s, learning to navigate such a large and diverse organization can seem an overwhelming and intimidating task – the kind of challenge made much easier when faced alongside their personal Texas Children’s Buddy, the friendly team member assigned to offer them Read More…

Jul
10
2018

Employees sweat it out at free obstacle course race boot camp

Texas Children’s teammates scaled monkey bars, slung ropes, hauled sandbags, climbed cargo nets, flipped heavy truck tires and even threw spears at our first obstacle course race boot camp, a free class recently offered by the Well-Being team in partnership with BC Fitness. The boot camp course was designed to give employees and their families Read More…