UC Davis Childrens Hospital news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Childrens Hospital news UC Davis Childrens Hospital news http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/global/images/wordmarks/Childrens_Hospital.gif http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/children UC Davis Childrens Hospital news UC Davis Children's Hospital reaches $20,000 goal in Sacramento Republic FC ticket promotion http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10318/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10318 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 31, 2015) - UC Davis Children's Hospital reached its goal this month, raising $20,000 through a Sacramento Republic FC ticket promotion. Mon, 31 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10318 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-08-31T00:00:00Z Summer Concert brings music, family fun to health system campus http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10124/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10124 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2015) - Staff, faculty, students and neighbors enjoyed live music, food and fun at last week’s free summer concert, presented by UC Davis Children’s Hospital. The event was co-hosted by the UC Davis Health System Community Advisory Board and Shriners Hospitals for Children – Northern California. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10124 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-08-18T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® Telethon raises $274,958 for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10279/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10279 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2015) - Telethon viewers and partners raised $274,958 for UC Davis Children's Hospital, the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Sacramento. Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10279 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-08-18T00:00:00Z Kohl's Cares supports UC Davis Children's Hospital's trauma prevention efforts http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10258/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10258 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 12, 2015) - The UC Davis Injury and Trauma Prevention Program has received a grant for $202,309 from Kohl’s Cares® to support its child and adolescent injury prevention efforts in the Sacramento area. Kohl’s will formally present the donation at the UC Davis Children’s Hospital free summer concert on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 6 p.m. Since 2005, Kohl’s has donated more than $2.4 million to UC Davis Children’s Hospital to support its children’s health initiatives. Wed, 12 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10258 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-08-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis cancer patient makes generous gift to ease children's hospital stay http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10255/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10255 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 7, 2015) - In a check presentation Aug. 6 at the UC Davis Medical Center, Roy Chavez, a UC Davis brain cancer patient and Mule Creek State Prison correctional officer, made a generous gift to support programs and services for children staying at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Fri, 07 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10255 Susan Mar 2015-08-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis to partner with NEC Society to host first national conference on necrotizing enterocolitis http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10209/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10209 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2015) - The UC Davis Department of Pediatrics and Division of Neonatology will partner with the NEC society in hosting the first national conference on necrotizing enterocolitis, set for spring of 2017.The event will bring together physicians, scientists, and parents from across North America with expertise in necrotizing enterocolitic (NEC) for the first time.  Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10209 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z UC Davis trauma center re-verified as level I by the American College of Surgeons http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10215/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10215 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2015) - The trauma center at UC Davis has been re-verified as level 1 by the American College of Surgeons, making it one of only three trauma centers in California with level I verification in both pediatric and adult trauma care. Tue, 28 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10215 Susan Mar 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z Community invited to UC Davis Children's Hospital's free summer concert http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10208/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10208 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 27, 2015) - The young and the young at heart are invited to a free outdoor summer concert featuring music by the Bay Area band Lovefool, a special player appearance from the Sacramento Republic FC and a Kids’ Zone. Mon, 27 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10208 Caitlin Scordalakis 2015-07-27T00:00:00Z James Marcin is lead author on AAP's telemedicine policy statement about pediatric health care http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10179/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10179 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 16, 2015) - In a new policy statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) makes recommendations on the use of telemedicine in children’s health care and how it will impact the pediatric workforce. UC Davis division chief of pediatric critical care medicine and head of the UC Davis pediatric telemedicine program was lead author of the report. Thu, 16 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10179 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-16T00:00:00Z James Marcin appointed head of pediatric critical care medicine at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10166/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10166 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 15, 2015) - James Marcin, pediatric critical care physician and director of the pediatric telemedicine program, has been appointed division chief of pediatric critical care medicine. Wed, 15 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10166 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-15T00:00:00Z Sam's Club in Sacramento is #1 CMN fundraiser http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10160/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10160 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 13, 2015) - Sam's Club on Power Inn Road in Sacramento was named the #1 Sam's Club store for raising the most money for Children's Miracle Network in the country during its 2015 campaign. The store raised $42,847.75, with proceeds staying locally and benefitting UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Mon, 13 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10160 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis study identifies tools, strategies for enhancing obesity prevention in rural communities http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10140/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10140 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 7, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have reviewed a successful telemedicine intervention against pediatric obesity to better understand what worked (or didn’t) and how similar programs can be improved. Tue, 07 Jul 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10140 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-07-07T00:00:00Z UC Davis study guides efforts to find new strategies, solutions to fight pediatric asthma http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10065/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10065 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 26, 2015) - Low flu vaccination rates, medication compliance and limited access to primary care providers have contributed to poor outcomes for pediatric asthma in California, say UC Davis pediatricians Ulfat Shaikh and Robert Byrd, who have published an extensive study describing the challenges faced by children with asthma in California. [en español] Fri, 26 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10065 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-26T00:00:00Z Erik Fernandez y Garcia appointed commissioner of new maternal mental health task force http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10115/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10115 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 24, 2015) - Erik Fernandez y Garcia, associate professor of clinical pediatrics at UC Davis Children's Hospital, has been appointed a commissioner on the California Task Force on the Status of Maternal Mental Health Care. The formation of this group was announced at a press conference today, presented by 2020 Mom (formerly the California Maternal Mental Health Collaborative) and the Central Valley Health Policy Institute at Fresno State.   Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10115 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-24T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital collects donations at June 20 Sacramento Republic FC game http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9968/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9968 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2015) - UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department will be collecting art supplies and toy donations at the June 20 Sacramento Republic FC game at Hughes Stadium. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9968 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Division of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology welcomes new chief http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10082/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10082 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2015) - Marcio H. Malogolowkin, an international leader in the treatment of rare pediatric liver tumors, has joined UC Davis as the new chief of the UC Davis Division of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology. Mon, 15 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10082 Inessa Samusenko 2015-06-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital listed in the nation's Best Children's Hospital rankings http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9987/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9987 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 9, 2015) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report among the nation’s top hospitals in five pediatric subspecialties. Together with Shriners Hospital for Children – Northern California, its longstanding partner in caring for children with burns, spinal cord injuries, urological issues and orthopaedic disorders, UC Davis Children's Hospital ranked 29th in orthopaedics and 20th in urology. UC Davis also ranked 17th in neonatology, 33rd in diabetes and endocrinology and 45th in neurology and neurosurgery.  Tue, 09 Jun 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9987 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-06-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds significant cost savings in pediatric telemedicine consults compared to phone consults http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10039/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10039 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 21, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have conducted a comprehensive study to determine whether pediatric telemedicine consultations with rural emergency departments save money compared to telephone consults. The answer is a resounding yes. While telemedicine systems are expensive to install and maintain, they more than pay their way, saving an average $4,662 per use. The study was published in the journal Medical Decision Making. [en español] Thu, 21 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10039 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital launches Pediatric Early Mobility Program http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10029/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10029 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2015) - Early mobility and exercise have been shown to help patients recover faster and decrease long-term effects of delirium, a common condition of pediatric patients admitted to the pediatric intensive care unit (PICU). UC Davis Children’s Hospital has today launched a Pediatric Early Mobility Program to help improve recovery times, shorten patient stays, reduce pain and delirium among PICU patients. Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10029 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis CAARE Center celebrates 25th anniversary http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10018/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10018 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 19, 2015) - The UC Davis CAARE Center recently hosted an anniversary reception to honor the children and families served over the last 25 years and the staff and community partners who have dedicated their lives to the prevention and treatment of child abuse. The event was held April 30 at the UC Davis MIND Institute’s auditorium. Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10018 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis CMN recognized nationally for its fundraising success at Walmart, Costco stores http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10022/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10022 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 18, 2015) - The Miracle Month of May is only half way through, but UC Davis Children's Miracle Network (CMN) has been recognized nationally for its fundraising success at Walmart and Costco stores. Mon, 18 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10022 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-18T00:00:00Z Sac Republic FC players surprise UC Davis Children's Hospital patients with visit http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10023/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10023 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2015) - Patients at UC Davis Children's Hospital got a surprise visit from Sacramento Republic FC players Rodrigo "Roro" Lopez and Gabe Gonzalez this afternoon. Thu, 14 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10023 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Residency Programs awarded grants to boost primary-care workforce http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10016/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10016 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 13, 2015) - California’s Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development has awarded more than $600,000 in grants to UC Davis’ Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Training programs to boost primary health-care workforce training in California. Wed, 13 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10016 Susan Mar 2015-05-13T00:00:00Z News 10 highlights UC Davis Children's Hospital in its "Breakfast on the Job" segment http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9994/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9994 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 8, 2015) - UC Davis Children's Hospital was the focus of News 10's "Breakfast on the Job" segment this morning from 5 to 7 a.m. The segment honored UC Davis Children's Hospital employees and discussed job opportunities currently available at the hospital.  Fri, 08 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9994 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-08T00:00:00Z New intervention pioneered at UC Davis Children's Hospital helps mothers address depression http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9983/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9983 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 7, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have developed a new intervention that identifies potentially depressed mothers and encourages them to seek treatment. The Motivating our Mothers (MOM) program takes a unique approach, relying on pediatricians rather than the mother’s doctor for diagnosis. In the study, mothers were given a short survey to assess whether they needed additional care. Those who identified depression symptoms were then coached by a research assistant to seek further help. [en español] Thu, 07 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9983 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-07T00:00:00Z Robin Steinhorn elected to the American Pediatric Society Council http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9989/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9989 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 6, 2015) - Robin Steinhorn, chair of the Department of Pediatrics and medical director of UC Davis Children’s Hospital, has been elected to the American Pediatric Society (APS) Council. Wed, 06 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9989 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-06T00:00:00Z Cable TV network Animal Planet films at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9981/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9981 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2015) - Cable television channel Animal Planet was at UC Davis Children’s Hospital last week to produce an episode of the series “Monsters Inside Me” about Jordan Herbst, the Bishop teenager who in 2013 became infected and survived hantavirus, a life-threatening and rare infection. Mon, 04 May 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9981 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-05-04T00:00:00Z Miss America Kira Kazantsev brings cheer to UC Davis Children's Hospital patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9964/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9964 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 28, 2015) - Reigning Miss America Kira Kazantsev spent her day off at UC Davis Children’s Hospital last Friday. The 23-year-old New York resident was on spring break, but that didn’t stop her from making the trip out west to visit Sacramento and spend time with the pediatric patients on Davis 7. Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9964 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-04-28T00:00:00Z UC Davis makes breakthrough in understanding Canavan disease http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9957/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9957 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 27, 2015) - UC Davis investigators have settled a long-standing controversy surrounding the molecular basis of an inherited disorder that historically affected Ashkenazi Jews from Eastern Europe but now also arises in other populations of Semitic descent, particularly families from Saudi Arabia. Mon, 27 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9957 Susan Mar 2015-04-27T00:00:00Z Prenatal stem cell treatment improves mobility issues caused by spina bifida http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9953/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9953 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 24, 2015) - The lower-limb paralysis associated with spina bifida may be effectively treated before birth by combining a unique stem cell therapy with surgery, new research from UC Davis Health System has found. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9953 Susan Mar 2015-04-24T00:00:00Z Donald M. Null joins UC Davis as medical director of the NICU http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9943/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9943 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 23, 2015) - Donald M. Null, an internationally renowned expert in neonatal ventilation, has joined the faculty of the UC Davis School of Medicine as medical director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UC Davis Children's Hospital. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9943 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-04-23T00:00:00Z IHOP's National Pancake Day raises more than $100,000 for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9812/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9812 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 13, 2015) - Twenty-eight IHOP restaurants from 33 counties in Northern California raised more than $100,000 for UC Davis Children’s Hospital this month. IHOP guests enjoyed complimentary pancakes and were encouraged to make a donation to benefit UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the region’s local Children’s Miracle Network hospital at the tenth annual National Pancake Day on March 3, which raised funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Fri, 13 Mar 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9812 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-03-13T00:00:00Z Build-A-Bear brings cuddly friends to UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9750/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9750 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 20, 2015) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients received new cuddly friends, as Build-A-Bear Workshop hosted an event in the pediatric playroom yesterday. Fri, 20 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9750 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-02-20T00:00:00Z Eli Gold Prize awardee delivers Pediatric Grand Rounds lecture http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9730/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9730 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 18, 2015) - Erik Fernandez y Garcia, associate professor in the Department of Pediatrics, was honored for his 2014 Eli Gold Prize and presented a lecture at the Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds last Friday. Wed, 18 Feb 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9730 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-02-18T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween Superstores donates $90,600 to UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9656/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9656 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 28, 2015) - UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department will continue to train individuals to become certified child life specialists at UC Davis Children's Hospital, thanks to a generous donation by Spirit Halloween Superstores. Wed, 28 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9656 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-01-28T00:00:00Z Tiny infant has a big impact on his community http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9653/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9653 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 26, 2015) - "Miles" Keiser, though nicknamed "Tiny" by his family, an infant treated at UC Davis Children’s Hospital in 2011 is having a big effect on the lives of children with congenital heart disease in Sacramento and on his community. Mon, 26 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9653 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-01-26T00:00:00Z Project ADAM's first California affiliate established at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9620/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9620 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 21, 2015) - A life-saving program that helps to prevent sudden cardiac arrest in children and teens has now arrived in California. UC Davis Children’s Hospital has become the first California affiliate for Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillators in Adam’s Memory), a non-profit organization dedicated to establishing comprehensive defibrillation programs in schools across the country. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9620 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-01-21T00:00:00Z Santa visits UC Davis Children's Hospital to spread holiday cheer http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9545/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9545 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 19, 2014) - Santa took a break from his toy-making schedule to visit UC Davis Children’s Hospital earlier this month to bring much-needed holiday cheer. The magical visit was made possible through the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department and Macy’s/AFLAC. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9545 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-12-19T00:00:00Z UC Davis pediatric nurses participate in holiday food basket drive for Sacramento families http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9581/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9581 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 19, 2014) - Pediatric nurses have partnered with a local elementary school student council and PTA for the 15th year providing holiday food baskets to Families nominated by Bancroft elementary school. The food drive and distribution occurs Dec. 15-19. Fri, 19 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9581 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-12-19T00:00:00Z "Mix for Miracles" Radiothon raises more than $67,000 for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9568/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9568 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 18, 2014) - CBS Radio Mix96 and Children's Miracle Network raised more than $67,000 in their first "Mix For Miracles" radiothon for UC Davis Children's Hospital. Mix96, 96.1FM broadcasted live each day from 6 a.m. - 10 a.m. in the playroom on Davis 7 and continued the broadcast from 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. Dec. 9-11. Thu, 18 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9568 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-12-18T00:00:00Z David Sobon named new chair of Children's Miracle Network Business Council http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9399/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9399 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 17, 2014) - David Sobon has been named the new chair of the Children's Miracle Network's Business Council at UC Davis. His one-year term began Oct. 1, 2014.  Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9399 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-12-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital opens pediatric pulmonary hypertension clinic http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9564/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9564 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 17, 2014) - Pediatric pulmonary hypertension patients can get the specialist care that they need close to home, thanks to the opening of the new Pulmonary Hypertension clinic at UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center. Wed, 17 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9564 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-12-17T00:00:00Z Study funded on the clinical, financial effectiveness of telemedicine versus telephone consultations http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9552/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9552 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 16, 2014) - The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has awarded a $1,198,384 grant to UC Davis pediatrician James Marcin to investigate how telemedicine consultations in emergency departments impact clinical outcomes, including cost effectiveness, compared with telephone consultations.  Tue, 16 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9552 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-12-16T00:00:00Z "Mix for Miracles" Radiothon scheduled Dec. 9-11 at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9532/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9532 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 5, 2014) - CBS Radio Mix96 and Children's Miracle Network is partnering to put on their first "Mix For Miracles" radiothon at UC Davis Children's Hospital. Mix96, 96.1FM will broadcast live each day from 6 a.m. - 10 a.m. in the playroom on Davis 7 and continue the broadcast from 10 a.m.- 8 p.m. Dec. 9-11. Fri, 05 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9532 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-12-05T00:00:00Z Randi Hagerman celebrated for C. Anderson Aldrich Award http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9531/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9531 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 4, 2014) - The UC Davis MIND Institute on Wednesday celebrated the achievements of Medical Director Randi Hagerman, who in October received the C. Anderson Aldrich Award from the American Academy of Pediatrics, one of the most prestigious awards in the United States for a pediatrician. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9531 Phyllis Brown 2014-12-04T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network Hospitals hosts Wheel of Fortune sweepstakes http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9525/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9525 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 4, 2014) - America’s Game®, Wheel of Fortune, is once again entertaining viewers with its popular “Secret Santa Sweepstakes” presented by Walmart, and this year the at-home viewers aren’t the only winners. A Children’s Miracle Network Hospital of each winner’s choice will receive a cash donation matching his or her winnings with a minimum donation of $300,000 during the course of the sweepstakes. UC Davis Children’s Hospital could be one of those winners. Thu, 04 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9525 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-12-04T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital families and staff share what they are thankful for http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9523/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9523 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 3, 2014) - Pediatric nurses at UC Davis Children’s Hospital had "thankful trees" around the unit in November to give patients and staff the chance to share what they were most thankful for. Wed, 03 Dec 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9523 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-12-03T00:00:00Z Stand for the Kids event raises awareness for UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9473/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9473 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 14, 2014) - Phi Delta Epsilon, a medical fraternity at  UCDavis, held its first annual Stand for the Kids event last week in an effort to raise awareness  for UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Fri, 14 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9473 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-11-14T00:00:00Z National study provides insights into childhood head injuries http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9460/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9460 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 12, 2014) - This week’s issue of the New England Journal of Medicine features an article that highlights an unprecedented analysis of the nation’s childhood head injuries. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9460 Susan Mar 2014-11-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis investigational medication used to resolve life-threatening seizures in children http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9456/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9456 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 12, 2014) - In its first clinical application in pediatric patients, an investigational medication developed and manufactured at UC Davis has been found to effectively treat children with life-threatening and difficult-to-control epileptic seizures without side effects, according to a research report by scientists at UC Davis and Northwestern University. Wed, 12 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9456 Phyllis Brown 2014-11-12T00:00:00Z Trick-or-treat! Patients and staff at UC Davis Children's Hospital celebrate Halloween http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9439/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9439 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 5, 2014) - UC Davis Children's Hospital’sHalloween celebration took place Friday on the pediatrics unit. Patients and staff got into the Halloween spirit with costumes, games and trick-or-treating. The special event was made possible by the Davis 7 pediatric nurses and the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Wed, 05 Nov 2014 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9439 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-11-05T00:00:00Z Nurse receives third place for poster at Pediatric Nursing Conference http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9367/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9367 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 30, 2014) - Clinical resource nurse Stacey Salvato, who works on Davis 7 Pediatrics, received third place for her clinical care poster at this year's 30th annual Pediatric Nursing Conference in National Harbor, Md. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9367 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-10-30T00:00:00Z The Pink House donates portion of sales to Children's Miracle Network Nov. 6-12 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9389/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9389 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 27, 2014) - The purchase of women's shoes, purses and accessories can help make miracles for UC Davis Children's Hospital patients as East Sacramento retailer The Pink House donates 20 percent off all purchases to the Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis Nov. 6-12.  Mon, 27 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9389 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-10-27T00:00:00Z Distinguished cancer prevention researcher to lead public health sciences at UC Davis http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9361/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9361 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 21, 2014) - Brad Pollock, a leading researcher on the incidence and control of childhood and adolescent cancer, has become chair of the Department of Public Health Sciences at the UC Davis School of Medicine. Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9361 Karen Finney 2014-10-21T00:00:00Z Probiotic decreases the risk of necrotizing enterocolitis http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9336/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9336 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 10, 2014) - A team of UC Davis and University of Arizona researchers discovered that adding the bacteria Bifidobacterium longum subsp. infantis (B. infantis) to formula fed to newborn rats reduced the incidence of necrotizing enterocolitis, an often deadly intestinal infection. Fri, 10 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9336 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-10-10T00:00:00Z Local children's musical duo performs at UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9311/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9311 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2014) - The Poodlums, a children’s musical duo, performed for UC Davis Children’s Hospital last week. The special performance was made possible by a donation from a community member and the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Fri, 03 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9311 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-10-03T00:00:00Z Shinjiro Hirose joins UC Davis as chief of pediatric general, thoracic and fetal surgery http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9300/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_9300 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 2, 2014) - Shinjiro Hirose, a nationally recognized fetal and pediatric surgeon, has joined the faculty of the UC Davis School of Medicine as chief of the newly established Division of Pediatric General, Thoracic and Fetal Surgery in the Department of Surgery. Thu, 02 Oct 2014 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/9300 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2014-10-02T00:00:00Z