Nov
21
2017

Craniofacial Clinic patients attend screening of Wonder

Because of the complexity of conditions seen at Texas Children’s, many patients and families view the health system and its staff as a family that supports them both inside and outside the hospital. That relationship was on full display November 15 when several patients of the Texas Children’s Craniofacial Clinic were given the opportunity to Read More…

Nov
14
2017

Texas Children’s genetic counselors play critical role in patient care, outcomes

As part of National Genetic Counselor Awareness Day on November 9, Texas Children’s recognizes the crucial role our genetic counselors play every day for our patients and their families. In fact, genetic counselor was named one of the “25 Amazing Healthcare Support Jobs” and one of the “100 Best Jobs” in 2017 by U.S. News Read More…

Jul
26
2016

Texas Children’s genetic counselors play critical role in patient care, outcomes

If you ask Samantha Stover what she enjoys most about being a prenatal genetic counselor, her answer is simple – empowering her patients with the knowledge and emotional support they need to make an informed health care decision. Whether it’s ruling out a specific genetic condition or explaining all the genetic risks associated with a Read More…

Jun
21
2016

Schaaf receives Baylor College of Medicine Rising Star Clinician Award

Dr. Christian Schaaf, an assistant professor of Human and Molecular Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and investigator at the Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute at Texas Children’s, recently received the Baylor College of Medicine Rising Star Clinician Award. This annual award recognizes outstanding up and coming clinicians for their exemplary contributions to Read More…

Jun
1
2016

Patients and families celebrate at Texas Children’s Hospital’s Craniosynostosis Reunion

More than 120 people recently attended Texas Children’s Hospital’s annual Craniosynostosis Reunion, which honors families whose children have undergone craniosynostosis surgery at the hospital. Donned in superhero T-shirts and capes, patients and their families enjoyed a day filled with games, socializing and laughter as they celebrated healed scars, which were barely visible in the patients’ Read More…