Oct
13
2015

Texas Children’s anesthesiologists contribute to leading textbook in field

Anesthesiologist-in-Chief Dr. Dean Andropoulos and several members of his medical staff helped write and edit the recently published Anesthesia for Congenital Heart Disease, 3rd Edition. The textbook is the leading reference source for the field, and since the first edition was published in 2005, readership has increased significantly around the world. The new edition contains Read More…

Oct
6
2015

Texas Children’s Health Plan to more than double in size

Return to Connect Texas Children’s Health Plan has been selected by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission as a health plan in the STAR Kids Program, a managed care program that provides health coverage to children and youth with special health care needs. Beginning September 1, 2016, the STAR Kids program will be implemented Read More…

Oct
6
2015

Division of Otolaryngology experiences tremendous growth under Arjmand

Return to Connect In just a little more than a year, Dr. Ellis Arjmand has turned Texas Children’s Division of Otolaryngology into the largest pediatric ear, nose and throat program in the country. Prior to him coming aboard as Chief of Otolaryngology in August of 2014, the program had eight otolaryngologists providing services to the Read More…

Oct
6
2015

Texas Children’s safety coaches propel error prevention training to the next level

Return to Connect With football season in high gear, many of you will be anxiously glued to your electronic devices cheering on our Houston Texans and their new quarterback. But, what does football have to do with Texas Children’s safety coaches? Well, have you ever had a coach who ignited your passion for a sport, Read More…

Oct
6
2015

Jea named to Baylor College of Medicine curriculum committee

Return to Connect Dr. Andrew Jea, Fellowship Program Director, Director of Educational Programs for the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery, and Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine, was recently appointed to the college’s Medical School Curriculum Committee. The committee oversees the medical education program as a whole and has responsibility for the Read More…