Apr
3
2018

Elias receives honor for service to Heart Center patients, families

Barbara Elias, the ventricular assist device (VAD) coordinator for Texas Children’s Heart Center, was recently honored with the Daisy Award, a national award that recognizes clinical nurses for the extraordinary work they do for patients and families each and every day. Elias was recommended for the award by the mother of a patient who said Read More…

Feb
27
2018

Adult Congenital Heart Disease cardiologists receive new certification

Cardiologists with Texas Children’s Adult Congenital Heart Disease Program recently received The American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) new Adult Congenital Heart Disease certification. The ABIM certification is designed to recognize the qualifications of physicians who are specialists in the care of a wide range of adult patients with congenital heart disease. Program Director Dr. Read More…

Feb
14
2018

Patients receive hand-made hats for Heart Month

Two-month-old Finley Sloan got a special visit from her interventional cardiologist Dr. Aimee Liou last week when she walked into her room on the 15th floor of the Heart Center carrying a tiny red knit hat. Liou, a self-taught knitter, made the hat herself in honor of National Heart Awareness Month and chose to give Read More…

Feb
6
2018

Heart Center launches Facebook page

Just in time for Heart Awareness Month, Texas Children’s Hospital’s No. 1-ranked Heart Center by U.S. News & World Report launched its very own Facebook page! Packed with information about the Heart Center’s roots, expertise and exciting future in providing top notch care, the page will provide an avenue for Heart Center medical staff and Read More…

Jan
9
2018

Patient gives back to Texas Children’s by helping others like herself

When Autum Garcia was just 13 years old, she went to her pediatrician for a back-to-school checkup and left with something way more serious than a Band-Aid from a routine immunization – a recommendation from her doctor to visit the emergency room due to extremely high blood pressure. Shortly after being seen by staff at Read More…