UC Davis Children’s Hospital is a world-class pediatric hospital devoted to the health of babies, children and adolescents. Because we’re an academic medical center, we benefit from a full-time physician staff, many of whom are members of the faculty of the UC Davis School of Medicine.
With over 120 physicians in 33 pediatric subspecialties, UC Davis Children’s Hospital is the most comprehensive pediatric hospital in the Sacramento region, offering compassionate, family-centered care in a healing environment.
When Hayleigh and Aaron Munoz brought Ruby to the emergency room at their local hospital and she was transported to UC Davis Children's Hospital to be monitored for dehydration. Doctors soon discovered there was something seriously wrong with her heart. A cardiac echo confirmed her diagnosis: critical aortic stenosis, with severe ventricular dysfunction. Learn more.
Up to 40 percent of infants who do not pass the newborn hearing screen are lost to follow-up and never receive a diagnostic evaluation. But the use of tele-audiology technologies can improve follow-up evaluation rates by making it easier for families to access services. Learn more.
UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients had the chance to choose a new a furry friend at the Build-a-Bear Workshop event this month, thanks to one patient's dad. "My wife, my daughter and I thought it was such a wonderful experience. We wanted to give that to all of the kids at the hospital," said Jason Love, whose daughter, Emily, is a pediatric cancer patient at UC Davis. Learn more.
For the second year in a row, Star 106.5 called on its radio listeners to send in Valentine's Day cards for UC Davis Children's Hospital patients. More than 30,000 Valentine's Day cards have poured in, as part of the radio station's Valentine's Day Card campaign. Learn more.
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. Learn more.