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Living life to the fullest
Dane was just an infant when he was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes—among the youngest diabetic children his pediatric endocrinologist, Dr. Nina Jain, has ever treated. Now a thriving 4-year-old, Dane doesn’t let his diagnosis define him or deter him from childhood’s greatest pursuits.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2015 / November
Leveraging simulation to improve patient safety
A recent Carolina Week feature highlights how UNC Children's is leveraging simulation training and Team STEPPS to improve care team communications and help prevent medical errors.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
UNC Children’s relocates primary care services through generosity of Carolina For The Kids
Through the generosity of the Carolina For The Kids Foundation, the UNC Department of Pediatrics opened the UNC Children’s Primary Care Clinic on E. Franklin Street on July 13. The new clinic puts UNC’s general pediatric care in easier reach for patients and families and enables the expansion of pediatric specialty clinics at N.C. Children’s Hospital.
Located in UNC Children's News / News
For Love of a Boy Named Folden Lee
Since losing her son, Folden Lee IV, to acute myeloid leukemia, Lori King Lee has dedicated her life to helping families of children with illness.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2017 / July
The heart of the matter
Alj and his mom, Tina, have but one wish this holiday season: a new heart for Alj. Mother and son currently occupy a room on 5 Children’s, a dedicated team of medical experts keeping him stable until a donor heart becomes available for transplant. This is their story.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2015 / December
Incorporating fun into care
For young patients facing a difficult time, a little bit of carefree fun goes a long way.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2016 / April
Pediatric GI welcomes new division chief
Dr. Francisco Sylvester brings a zest for work that even makes Mondays bright.
Located in UNC Children's News / / CARE 2015 / Issue 1
Award recognizes “angels” in the NICU
Megan Hall, founder and CEO of Avery’s Angels Gastroschisis Foundation, recently returned to N.C. Children’s Hospital to present the organization’s Award of Excellence to members of her late son, Avery’s, Newborn Critical Care Center team.
Located in UNC Children's News / / 2015 / November
UNC Hospitals Achieves New Status as Accredited Chest Pain Center
Hospitals that have received Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC) accreditation have achieved a higher level of expertise in dealing with patients who arrive with symptoms of a heart attack, emphasizing the importance of treatment programs that provide more efficient and effective evaluation as well as rapid treatment of patients with chest pain and other heart attack symptoms.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 27
Kay Yow Cancer Fund awards $1 million research grant to UNC Lineberger
The Kay Yow Cancer Fund®, in partnership with The V Foundation for Cancer Research, has awarded a $1 million women’s cancer research grant to UNC Lineberger to evaluate the impact of physical activity among breast cancer survivors.
Located in Vital Signs / 2014 / March 6