Aug
7
2018

Back-to-school fair brings out over 500 patient families

It is that time of the year again; the end of summer means the beginning of a new school year. Texas Children’s Hospital’s Social Work Department organized a back-to-school fair to provide information to patients and their families to help them prepare for the new school year. “Events like this provides community organization opportunities,” Social 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
3
2018

Camp For All 2U returns to Medical Center Campus and West Campus

Patients and their families enjoyed a summer camp in the hospital for two weeks in June, when Camp For All 2U was brought to Texas Children’s Hospital’s Medical Center and West Campuses. Camp for All 2U is a unique, barrier-free camp that brings the same eventful camping experience to patients and their siblings. Many patients Read More…