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 MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series features renowned neuroscientist Karl Deisseroth http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10750/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10750 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 8, 2016) - Neuroscientist Karl Deisseroth, the D.H. Chen Professor of Bioengineering and of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University, will discuss “Illuminating the Brain in Health and Disease” during the next UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series presentation on Wednesday, Feb. 10, at 4:30 p.m. Mon, 08 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10750 Karen Finney 2016-02-08T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween Superstores donates $60,230 to UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10690/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10690 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 4, 2016) - 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. Thu, 04 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10690 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-02-04T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital launches 10 Books to Read partnership http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10731/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10731 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 3, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital kicks off a new partnership this month with ABC10 and the Sacramento Public Library on a literacy initiative called 10 Books to Read. Wed, 03 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10731 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-02-03T00:00:00Z Discounted tickets to February Sacramento Republic FC soccer games http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10723/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10723 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 2, 2016) - UC Davis Health System employees and their friends and family can cheer on the Sacramento Republic FC and get discounted tickets to two pre-season games this month. Tue, 02 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10723 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-02-02T00:00:00Z Register for Donut Dash 'Ate': Proceeds benefit UC Davis Child Life http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10641/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10641 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 20, 2016) - The eighth annual Donut Dash will take place Saturday, March 5, at 8:30 a.m. at William Land Park in Sacramento. For the first time, proceeds will benefit the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Wed, 20 Jan 2016 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10641 2016-01-20T00:00:00Z Young Adult Bereavement Art Group begins Feb. 9 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10681/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10681 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 20, 2016) - The UC Davis Hospice Program and UC Davis Children's Hospital Bereavement Program will offer an eight-week Young Adult Bereavement Art Group for individuals 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Wed, 20 Jan 2016 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10681 Susan Mar 2016-01-20T00:00:00Z Telemedicine in the ICU: It can be a cost-effective option http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10673/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10673 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 15, 2016) - UC Davis investigators have found that telecommunication systems that provide remote monitoring and access to specialty care in intensive care units (ICUs) are cost-effective in most cases and can even be cost-saving in certain circumstances, making this intervention potentially economically favorable compared with other health-care services. Fri, 15 Jan 2016 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10673 Susan Mar 2016-01-15T00:00:00Z Support Project ADAM Sacramento at Feb. 3 Sacramento Kings game http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10631/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10631 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 22, 2015) - Health system employees and the public can support Project ADAM Sacramento and get a discount on tickets at the Sacramento Kings game on Wednesday, Feb. 3, a night dedicated to heart health awareness.  Tue, 22 Dec 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10631 2015-12-22T00:00:00Z Children's hospital patients decorate cookie, make crafts with the Frosting Queens http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10633/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10633 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 22, 2015) - UC Davis Children's Hospital patients and their families enjoyed a holiday tradition this week – cookie decorating and crafts in the pediatric playroom, led by The Frosting Queens, two Sacramento sisters Angela and Annette Del Biaggio, who own a frosting business. Tue, 22 Dec 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10633 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-12-22T00:00:00Z American Idol stars perform in the UC Davis Children's Hospital playroom http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10604/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10604 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 10, 2015) - American Idol stars Haley Reinhart and Casey Abrams made a surprise visit to the UC Davis Children’s Hospital playroom today to perform during regularly scheduled music group. Thu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10604 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-12-10T00:00:00Z Project ADAM Sacramento joins 'CPR Saves Lives March' http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10601/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10601 SAN DIEGO, Calif. (December 9, 2015) - Representatives from Project ADAM (Automated Defibrillators in Adam’s Memory) at UC Davis Children's Hospital will join the estimated 1,000 people – including more than 50 cardiac arrest survivors – to march through the streets of downtown San Diego on Thursday, Dec. 10, from 11:25 a.m. to 1:25 p.m. Wed, 09 Dec 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10601 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-12-09T00:00:00Z Mix Cares 4 Kids Radiothon set for Dec. 10-11 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10583/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10583 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 4, 2015) - CBS Radio Mix96 and Children's Miracle Network Hospitals is partnering for their second annual "Mix Cares 4 Kids" radiothon at UC Davis Children's Hospital. Mix96, 96.1FM will broadcast live each day from 6-10 a.m. and 3-7 p.m. Dec. 10-11 from the Tower Lobby of the hospital. Fri, 04 Dec 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10583 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-12-04T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital patients celebrate CIM early with Mini Marathon event http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10591/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10591 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 3, 2015) - They came on foot, by toy car, by stroller and wheelchair. UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients were bustling with excitement at the starting line, eager to take part in today’s Mini Marathon, an event made possible by the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department and the Sacramento Running Association, which hosts the California International Marathon (CIM) each year. Thu, 03 Dec 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10591 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-12-03T00:00:00Z Medical volunteers gear up for California International Marathon http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10588/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10588 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 3, 2015) - More than 100 volunteers from across UC Davis Health System will provide medical support at the 33rd annual California International Marathon (CIM) on Sunday. Thu, 03 Dec 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10588 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-12-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers find success in tele-audiology program http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10419/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10419 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 24, 2015) - Researchers at UC Davis have shown that the California Tele-Audiology Program (CTP), which provides follow-up diagnostic evaluations for infants who did not pass their initial newborn hearing test, dramatically improves access to audiologists. [en español] Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10419 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-11-24T00:00:00Z Pediatric patients celebrate the season in Fall Festival http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10569/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10569 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 19, 2015) - Dozens of pediatric patients at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center spent a lovely fall day, bobbing for apples, applying tattoos, decorating picture frames, spinning pinwheels and coloring at a special Fall Festival held on the pediatric unit. Thu, 19 Nov 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10569 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-11-19T00:00:00Z Sam's Club in Sacramento celebrated as No. 1 CMN fundraiser http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10547/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10547 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 12, 2015) - Sam’s Club on Power Inn Road last month celebrated being the No. 1 Sam’s Club store in the country for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals fundraising in 2015.  Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10547 Caitlin Scordalakis 2015-11-12T00:00:00Z Patients and staff at UC Davis Children's Hospital celebrate Halloween http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10546/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10546 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 12, 2015) - UC Davis Children's Hospital’s annual Halloween celebration took place Saturday, Oct. 31 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. Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10546 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-11-12T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital marks second anniversary of PEANUT Program http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10531/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10531 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 12, 2015) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital’s Pediatric Emergency Assistance to Newborns Using Telehealth (PEANUT) program marks its second anniversary this month. The program provides clinicians at rural hospitals round-the-clock access to neonatologists and other subspecialists through the use of UC Davis’ award-winning secure videoconferencing capabilities. Thu, 12 Nov 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10531 Caitlin Scordalakis 2015-11-12T00:00:00Z New technology will help define the environmental triggers of childhood asthma http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10528/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10528 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 4, 2015) - UC Davis researchers have received a four-year, $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a small, wearable sensor that can measure the relationship between environmental exposures and pediatric asthma. Wed, 04 Nov 2015 00:00:00 PST http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10528 Karen Finney 2015-11-04T00:00:00Z Extra Life gaming marathon helps UC Davis Children's Hospital kids on Nov. 7 http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10373/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10373 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 28, 2015) - Supporters of all ages are using their joy of gaming to raise funds and awareness this month for UC Davis Children’s Hospital, a member of Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals. Wed, 28 Oct 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10373 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-10-28T00:00:00Z UC Davis pediatric nurse manager launches Sacramento chapter of Society of Pediatric Nurses http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10501/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10501 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 27, 2015) - UC Davis pediatric nurse manager Angie Marin has launched the Sacramento chapter of the Society of Pediatric Nurses (SPN) this year. Tue, 27 Oct 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10501 Caitlin Scordalakis 2015-10-27T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital patients celebrate spirit of Halloween http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10486/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10486 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 20, 2015) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital celebrated with a Halloween party, hosted by Spirit Halloween, last week  which transformed patients into little pirates, princesses, ninjas and superheroes. Tue, 20 Oct 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10486 Caitlin Scordalakis 2015-10-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center receives echocardiography accreditation http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10455/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10455 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 19, 2015) - The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center has been accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC) in echocardiology in the areas of pediatric transesophageal, pediatric transthoracic and fetal. Mon, 19 Oct 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10455 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-10-19T00:00:00Z Prevent concussions in kids and adults http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10429/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10429 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 13, 2015) - It is estimated that sports and recreational activities cause 1.6 to 3.8 million concussions in the U.S. each year. Concussions were previously underreported, as people didn’t fully understand all the symptoms that can indicate the presence of a concussion. Tue, 13 Oct 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10429 Caitlin Scordalakis 2015-10-13T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds antibiotic stewardship reduces C. diff in hospitalized children http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10436/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10436 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 9, 2015) - Hospitalized children were three times less likely to become sick with Clostridium difficile (C. diff), a serious bacterial infection that can occur after prolonged antibiotic use, following implementation of an antibiotic stewardship program, a new UC Davis study found. These programs reduce the misuse of antibiotics and therefore C. diff, and also result in antibiotic cost savings, according to research being presented at IDWeek 2015™. Fri, 09 Oct 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10436 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-10-09T00:00:00Z UC Davis granted $15.5 million to build world's first total-body PET scanner http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10417/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10417 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 6, 2015) - A UC Davis research team has been awarded $15.5 million to build the world’s first total-body positron emission tomography (PET) scanner, which could fundamentally change the way cancers are tracked and treated and put the university on the nation’s leading edge of molecular imaging. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10417 Dorsey Griffith 2015-10-06T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween Superstores gives back to UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10371/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10371 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 1, 2015) - Spirit Halloween Superstores won't have tricks, but they will be giving plenty of treats to UC Davis Children's Hospital this Halloween season. Thu, 01 Oct 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10371 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-10-01T00:00:00Z Stomp Out Kids Cancer donates to UC Davis Children's Hospital pediatric patients http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10382/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10382 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 24, 2015) - Thanks to Les Mahler from Stomp Out Kids Cancer, UC Davis Children’s Hospital pediatric patients had the opportunity to attend an Oakland A’s baseball game this summer. The tickets were provided at no cost to patients. Thu, 24 Sep 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10382 Caitlin Scordalakis 2015-09-24T00:00:00Z Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus visits UC Davis Children's Hospital http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10361/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10361 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 18, 2015) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients had a special visit from the Big Top yesterday when Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus performers came to unveil a new permanent circus mural and bring smiles to children and families. Fri, 18 Sep 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10361 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-09-18T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital joins Society of Critical Care Medicine's ICU Liberation Collaborative http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10346/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10346 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 15, 2015) - The UC Davis Children’s Hospital was recently accepted as one of eight pediatric centers in the Society of Critical Care Medicine’s ICU Liberation Collaborative. Tue, 15 Sep 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10346 Susan Mar 2015-09-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis patients, nurses star in new pediatric cancer video series http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10333/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10333 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 9, 2015) - Children undergoing cancer treatment at UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center take center stage in a series of specially created videos aimed at helping families cope with a new diagnosis, through their treatment journey and into survivorship. Wed, 09 Sep 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10333 Dorsey Griffith 2015-09-09T00:00:00Z 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 High temperatures pose danger to kids, pets left in cars http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10302/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10302 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 25, 2015) - With triple digit temperatures still in the Sacramento weather forecast, it’s important to remember that it is never safe for a child to be left alone in a car – even if the windows are rolled down. Tue, 25 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT http://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10302 Caitlin Scordalakis 2015-08-25T00:00:00Z 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