Aug
15
2017

McKay receives travel grant to South America

Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Scott McKay was recently named a recipient of the 2017 Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) /Sociedad LatinoAmericana de Orthopedia Y Traumatologia Infantil (SLAOTI) Traveling Fellowship Award to South America. McKay, alongside two other pediatric orthopedic surgeons, will spend the first two weeks of October in Argentina and Chile visiting and Read More…

Aug
15
2017

CPCU reaches 365 days and counting with zero CLABSI

The Cardiology Patient Care Unit (CPCU) on 15 West Tower recently achieved a remarkable milestone – they reached 365 days and counting with zero central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI). Since their last CLABSI on July 14, 2016, the CPCU team has worked diligently to follow the CLABSI and hygiene bundles to provide high quality care Read More…

Aug
15
2017

2017 Finegold scholarship assists nurses’ children

Dr. Milton Finegold (left), chief emeritus, Department of Texas Children’s Pathology and Mary Jo Andre (far right), chief nursing officer, congratulates Finegold Award recipients Christopher Willoughby, (from left), son of Robbye Willoughby, West Campus Emergency Center; Amelia Boettiger, daughter of Michele Boettiger, patient care manager, Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; Alexie-Joy De La Cruz, daughter of Read More…

Aug
15
2017

Schultz receives Excellence in Child Neurology Practitioner Award

Dr. Rebecca Schultz, a member of Texas Children’s Epilepsy team in Pediatric Neurology was recently named the 2017 recipient of the Association of Child Neurology Nurses (ACNN) Excellence in Child Neurology Practitioner Award. This prestigious award recognizes and honors the nurse practitioner or physician’s assistant who, as a member of the ACNN, has rendered distinguished Read More…

Aug
8
2017

Stewart receives 2017 Star Search Award from ANPD

Megnon Stewart, MSN, RN, education specialist for Nursing Professional Development at Texas Children’s, was recently named the 2017 Star Search winner at the Association for Nursing Professional Development (ANPD) national conference. Each year, ANPD holds a Star Search competition at the annual convention to encourage aspiring speakers to compete for an opportunity to present a Read More…