May
16
2018

First Annual Hospital-Wide prom changes patients’ lives

It’s prom season and for the first time inpatients and outpatients at Texas Children’s Hospital were able to experience this monumental occasion on-site at the Medical Center Campus. Friday was a night to remember as West and Wallace Tower floors were turned into a Hollywood Night’s themed extravaganza for the hospital-wide prom. The Child Life Read More…

Apr
17
2018

Texas Children’s welcomes third therapy dog

The hospital’s canine crew now has a male pup joining the team. He has officially been added to the roster as a part of Texas Children’s Pawsitive Play Program that uses animal-assisted therapy to enhance the emotional well-being of pediatric patients by reducing their anxiety, perception of pain and fear of hospitalization. Pinto is a Read More…

Apr
3
2018

Mark and Shannon Wallace welcome new therapy dog

Now that there are officially two lively golden retrievers walking the halls of Texas Children’s Hospital Medical Center Campus, the Pawsitive Play program has become everything our president and CEO expected and more. Bailey, the hospital’s newest service dog, was recently welcomed by Mark Wallace and his wife, Shannon. The Wallaces donated Bailey as a Read More…

Mar
27
2018

Teddy Bear clinic helps patients, families become more comfortable in medical setting

Hundreds of children recently gathered with hospital staff at Texas Children’s Main, West and The Woodlands campuses to participate in one of the medical system’s most popular events – the annual Teddy Bear Clinic. During the clinic, children are given the opportunity to act out the roles of various health care staff such as doctors, Read More…