UC Davis Childrens Hospital news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/{$key} UC Davis Childrens Hospital news UC Davis Childrens Hospital news https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/global/images/wordmarks/Childrens_Hospital.gif https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/rss/children UC Davis Childrens Hospital news Shaikh accepted into California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) Health Care Leadership Program https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11520/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11520 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 6, 2016) - Ulfat Shaikh, professor of pediatrics and director of healthcare quality at UC Davis School of Medicine, was accepted as a member of Cohort 16 of the California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) Health Care Leadership Program.  Thu, 06 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11520 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-10-06T00:00:00Z Ronald McDonald House Northern California launches caring cart at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11471/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11471 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2016) - Ronald McDonald House Northern California will launch its caring cart at UC Davis Children’s Hospital this week.  Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11471 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-10-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital launches Patient Stories blog https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11498/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11498 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 3, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital this week launched its Patient Stories blog. These stories highlight the care and support provided by the Children's Hospital team, as shared by pediatric patients, their families and staff. Mon, 03 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11498 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-10-03T00:00:00Z Breastfeeding saves mothers' lives, too https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11492/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11492 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 28, 2016) - Breastfeeding as recommended — for a total of one year and exclusively for six months — could protect moms as well as their babies from premature death and serious diseases and save more than $4.3 billion in health care and related costs, according to a new study published online in Maternal & Child Nutrition. Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11492 Karen Finney 2016-09-28T00:00:00Z Emily Love Invitational softball tournament is Oct. 22 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11474/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11474 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 27, 2016) - The public is invited to batter up for a great cause at the fourth annual Emily Love Invitational softball tournament. Tue, 27 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11474 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-09-27T00:00:00Z UC Davis joins large-scale effort to identify environmental influences on child health https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11489/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11489 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 26, 2016) - UC Davis will receive $3.9 million from the National Institutes of Health to join the first phase of a seven-year initiative called Environmental influences on Child Health Outcomes, or ECHO. Mon, 26 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11489 Karen Finney 2016-09-26T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween gives back to UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11417/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11417 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 20, 2016) - Spirit Halloween Superstores won't have tricks, but they will be giving plenty of treats to UC Davis Children's Hospital this Halloween season. Tue, 20 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11417 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-09-20T00:00:00Z Wooden miniatures assist hospital stay at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11423/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11423 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 6, 2016) - When children are scheduled to have a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) or computerized axial tomography (CT) scan, it can be a scary procedure. But thanks to the miniature wooden MRI and CT models, donated by the Sacramento Area Woodworkers, children are now able to play using these wooden toy models and familiarize themselves with what will happen during these procedures. Tue, 06 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11423 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-09-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital verified as Level I Children's Surgery Center by American College of Surgeons https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11391/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11391 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (September 2, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has become the first hospital on the West Coast, and only the fourth in the nation, to earn verification as a Level I Children’s Surgery Center by the American College of Surgeons (ACS). The designation from the ACS Children’s Surgery Verification Quality Improvement Program focuses on the nation’s first and only multi-specialty standards of surgical care for pediatric patients. Fri, 02 Sep 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11391 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-09-02T00:00:00Z Entravision Radiothon raises more than $221,000 for Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11429/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11429 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 31, 2016) - Entravision and Children’s Miracle Network at UC Davis announced that more than $221,000 was raised for UC Davis Children’s Hospital during its 72-hour Radiothon this month. Sacramento was the third highest fundraising market for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals nationally. Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11429 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-31T00:00:00Z Young Adult Bereavement Art Group begins Sept. 20 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11424/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11424 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 30, 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. Tue, 30 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11424 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-08-30T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital physicians visit Peru on "Heart to Heart" mission https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11415/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11415 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 25, 2016) - Two UC Davis Children’s Hospital physicians joined Nilas Young, chief of cardiothoracic surgery at UC Davis, on a 10-day mission to Lima, Peru, this summer. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11415 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-08-25T00:00:00Z East 7 now offers coffee and tea service https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11414/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11414 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 25, 2016) - East 7 acute care pediatric unit now offers coffee and tea service for parents or family members of patients on the unit. Thu, 25 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11414 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-08-25T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network partners with Entravision for Radiothon this week https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11399/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11399 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 18, 2016) - Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis today kicks off a Radiothon with Entravision to raise funds for UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11399 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-18T00:00:00Z Republic FC ticket sales for Sept. 3 match support UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11389/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11389 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 16, 2016) - Soccer fans can help sick and injured children at UC Davis Children’s Hospital by buying tickets to the Sept. 3 Sacramento Republic FC match. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11389 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-16T00:00:00Z Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® mediathon on ABC10 raises $460,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11388/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11388 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 16, 2016) - After a 19-hour Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® mediathon on ABC10 KXTV, the final tallies are in. Mediathon viewers and partners raised $460,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital, the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital in Sacramento - an increase of 67 percent from last year's mediathon total. Tue, 16 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11388 Lisa Nguyen 2016-08-16T00:00:00Z Costco stores in Sacramento region raise more than $1 million for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11371/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11371 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2016) - Costco stores in the Sacramento region raised $1,092,851, the third-largest amount of money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals in the country, during its national fundraising campaign in May.   Wed, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11371 Lisa Nguyen 2016-08-10T00:00:00Z Kohl's supports UC Davis Children's Hospital's trauma prevention efforts https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11349/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11349 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (August 10, 2016) - The UC Davis Injury and Trauma Prevention Program has received a $202,309 donation from Kohl’sto support its child and adolescent injury prevention efforts in the Sacramento area. Kohl’s will formally present the donation at the ABC10 Give4Kids mediathon on Friday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.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, 10 Aug 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11349 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-08-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis Child Life collects art supplies, toy donations at Aug. 6 Sacramento Republic FC match https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11337/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11337 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2016) - UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department will be collecting art supplies and toy donations at the Sacramento Republic FC match vs. San Antonio FC at Bonney Field taking place on Aug. 6. Kickoff is 8 p.m. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11337 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-07-28T00:00:00Z Hybrid treatment hunts down and kills leukemia cells https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11341/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11341 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 28, 2016) - Researchers at UC Davis and Ionis Pharmaceuticals have developed a hybrid treatment that harnesses a monoclonal antibody to deliver antisense DNA to acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) cells and that may lead to less toxic treatments for the disease. Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11341 Dorsey Griffith 2016-07-28T00:00:00Z Register for Duck Dash: Proceeds benefit UC Davis Child Life https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11331/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11331 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 27, 2016) - The fourth annual Duck Dash will take place Saturday, Aug. 13, at 5 p.m. at Raging Waters Sacramento at Cal Expo. For the first time, proceeds will benefit the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department at UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11331 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-07-27T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital opens new pediatric dialysis treatment center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11334/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11334 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 27, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital recently opened a new pediatric dialysis center, where patients and their families will be trained on home-based peritoneal dialysis and receive follow-up care. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11334 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-07-27T00:00:00Z High temperatures pose danger to kids, pets left in cars https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11272/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11272 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 25, 2016) - With triple digit temperatures in the Sacramento forecast this summer, 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. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11272 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-07-25T00:00:00Z Lily Chiquet Strength Foundation, Inc. honors memory of child with donation https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11297/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11297 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 14, 2016) - Lily Chiquet would have been 4 this week. Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11297 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-07-14T00:00:00Z ABC10 airs Children's Miracle Network Hospitals mediathon Aug. 12 for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11251/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11251 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 11, 2016) - The Children's Miracle Network Hospitals® mediathon will be broadcast on ABC10 KXTV in Sacramento beginning Friday, Aug. 12 at 4:30 a.m. ending at 11:35 p.m. Funds raised will benefit UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the local Children's Miracle Network Hospital. Mon, 11 Jul 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11251 Lisa Nguyen 2016-07-11T00:00:00Z A fresh look for the Women's Pavilion https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11269/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11269 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 29, 2016) - The 24-bed Women’s Pavilion on Tower 3 has had a face lift this spring. Wed, 29 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11269 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-29T00:00:00Z Brown family celebrates 5 years of throwing 4th of July parade https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11268/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11268 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 28, 2016) - In the summer of 2012, 2 ½-year-old Timmy Brown was going through chemotherapy treatments at UC Davis Children’s Hospital for medulloblastoma, a type of brain cancer. Tue, 28 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11268 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-28T00:00:00Z U.S. News & World Report ranks UC Davis Children's Hospital among nation's best https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11088/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11088 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 21, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has been ranked by U.S. News & World Reportamong the nation’s top hospitals in five pediatric subspecialties. UC Davis ranked 19th in neonatology, 29th in diabetes and endocrinology and 43rd in nephrology. UC Davis Children's Hospital  also ranked 32nd in urology and 38th in orthopaedics, in collaboration with Shriners Hospital for Children – Northern California Tue, 21 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11088 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-06-21T00:00:00Z West Coast Avengers pay visit to UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11247/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11247 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 16, 2016) - The West Coast Avengers caused quite a scene as they walked into the playroom at UC Davis Children’s Hospital earlier this week. Thu, 16 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11247 David Ong 2016-06-16T00:00:00Z Pelech named interim division head of pediatric cardiology https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11229/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11229 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 15, 2016) - Andrew Pelech, professor of pediatrics, has been appointed as interim head of the UC Davis Division of Pediatric Cardiology, effective May 15. Wed, 15 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11229 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-15T00:00:00Z New East 7 pediatrics unit now open https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11208/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11208 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 14, 2016) - The new East 7 acute care pediatric unit is now open. The purpose of the six-bed unit is to provide care to stable pediatric patients, ages 5 and older. East 7 is designed for patients with a length of stay shorter than 24 hours, but it is equipped to care for patients with a longer length of stay. Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11208 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-06-14T00:00:00Z Media advisory: West Coast Avengers visit UC Davis Children's Hospital patients June 15 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11222/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11222 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 13, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients and their families will get a visit from West Coast Avengers, dressed as characters from the Marvel Universe films and other iconic films. Mon, 13 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11222 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-13T00:00:00Z Warmer weather, open windows raise risk of kids falling from windows https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11202/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11202 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 8, 2016) - More than 5,000 children are treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments each year for window fall-related injuries. These falls and injuries tend to be more common during the spring and summer months since people tend to open their windows during warm weather. Wed, 08 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11202 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-06-08T00:00:00Z Critical Care Transport Team gets a new ride https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11186/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11186 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 6, 2016) - The best care begins not only with the right team, but also the right equipment. The UC Davis Children’s Hospital Critical Care Transport (CCTT) Program is a dedicated children’s transport team available to a 33-county area – and sometimes beyond – 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Mon, 06 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11186 Lisa Nguyen 2016-06-06T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds advantages of pediatric kidney transplants from very young donors https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11174/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11174 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 2, 2016) - swResearchers at UC Davis found that "en bloc" kidneys  transplanted from very young deceased donors (median age 1 year) are safe and may have some advantages for children awaiting a kidney transplant. Thu, 02 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11174 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-06-02T00:00:00Z Farmer inducted as president of American Pediatric Surgical Association https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11170/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11170 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 1, 2016) - Internationally renowned fetal and neonatal surgeon Diana Farmer was inducted for a one-year term as president of the American Pediatric Surgical Association during the organization’s annual meeting held May 15-17 in San Diego. Wed, 01 Jun 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11170 Karen Finney 2016-06-01T00:00:00Z De Vere White to step down as long-time UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center director https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11166/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11166 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 31, 2016) - Ralph de Vere White, a beloved urologist and acclaimed researcher who led the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer to designation by the National Cancer Institute (NCI), steps down as its long-time director on June 29. Tue, 31 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11166 Dorsey Griffith 2016-05-31T00:00:00Z Project ADAM Sacramento hosted Oak Park Has Heart https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11152/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11152 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 25, 2016) - Project ADAM Sacramento, a UC Davis Children’s Hospital program, hosted a free community health fair and CPR/AED training event on May 20 at Sacramento Charter High School. Wed, 25 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11152 Lisa Nguyen 2016-05-25T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital receives State Partnership Regionalization of Care (SPROC) grant award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11144/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11144 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 24, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital was once again named a recipient of the Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Program’s grant award, State Partnership Regionalization of Care (SPROC). Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11144 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-05-24T00:00:00Z 2015 Eli Gold Prize awardee delivers Pediatric Grand Rounds lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11141/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11141 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 24, 2016) - Jennifer Plant, assistant clinical professor in the Department of Pediatrics, was honored for her 2015 Eli Gold Prize and presented a lecture at the Department of Pediatrics Grand Rounds last Friday. Tue, 24 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11141 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-05-24T00:00:00Z General surgery resident receives Fulbright grant https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11081/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11081 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 6, 2016) - Laura Goodman, a general surgery resident at UC Davis, has received a 2016-17 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant to study the surgical needs of children in Mongolia. This will be Goodman’s second time living and working in Mongolia. It was there that she first decided to become a doctor while volunteering as an English teacher through the Peace Corps. Fri, 06 May 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11081 Karen Finney 2016-05-06T00:00:00Z Shaikh invited to serve on American Academy of Pediatrics quality improvement steering committee https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11047/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11047 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 28, 2016) - Ulfat Shaikh, professor of pediatrics and director of healthcare quality at UC Davis School of Medicine, accepted the invitation to serve on the American Academy of Pediatrics’ Quality Improvement Innovation Networks (QuIIN) Steering Committee.  Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11047 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-04-28T00:00:00Z Thirty-two graduate from the newly launched Training Program in Health System Improvement https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11035/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11035 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 27, 2016) - Thirty-two students, trainees, clinicians and staff recently graduated from the UC Davis Health System Training Program in Health System Improvement last month. The program is designed to develop and support change agents at the frontlines of our health care system, focusing on key concepts in implementing, evaluating and sustaining quality improvement (QI) initiatives. Wed, 27 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11035 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-04-27T00:00:00Z Miss California visits UC Davis Children's Hospital patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10861/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10861 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 25, 2016) - Miss California Bree Morse was a welcome sight, when she strolled into the pediatric playroom at UC Davis Children's Hospital last week. With a dazzling smile to rival her crown, Morse lit up the room, as she talked and played with children and signed autographs. Mon, 25 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10861 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-04-25T00:00:00Z Whites receive more state funding for autism services than other racial/ethnic groups https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10949/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10949 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 4, 2016) - Whites with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) in California receive more state funding than Hispanics, African Americans, Asians and others, new research from UC Davis Health System has found. The study also showed that spending on ASD increases dramatically with age. [en español] Mon, 04 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10949 Susan Mar 2016-04-04T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital kicks off Credit Union Run SACTOWN with hospital race https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10937/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10937 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 1, 2016) - Children and families at UC Davis Children’s Hospital had a chance to take a break from their daily routines and race around the pediatrics unit today, thanks in part to this year’s Credit Union Run SACTOWN partners. UC Davis Children's Hospital is a proud race sponsor and the chief beneficiary of the Credit Union Run SACTOWN and the Sacramento Running Association.  Fri, 01 Apr 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10937 Lisa Nguyen 2016-04-01T00:00:00Z Travis Credit Union funds UC Davis Children's Hospital's diabetes incentive program https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10933/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10933 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 29, 2016) - Monitoring blood glucose levels and giving multiple insulin injections every day are the keys to successfully managing diabetes, but it can be particularly challenging for young people. Thanks to the diabetes incentive program at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, pediatric patients are testing their blood sugar levels and dosing insulin as prescribed by their doctors, and being rewarded. Tue, 29 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10933 Lisa Nguyen 2016-03-29T00:00:00Z Lavjay Butani named a 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award recipient https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10902/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10902 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 22, 2016) - Lavjay Butani, professor and chief of pediatric nephrology at UC Davis Children’s Hospital, is a recipient of the 2016 Distinguished Teaching Award for Graduate and Professional Teaching. Tue, 22 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10902 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-03-22T00:00:00Z Underwood receives Dean's Excellence in Mentoring Award https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10886/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10886 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 17, 2016) - Mark Underwood, associate professor and the chief of pediatric neonatology at UC Davis Children's Hospital, is the recipient of the 2015 Dean’s Excellence in Mentoring Award in the area of Clinical Care.  Thu, 17 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10886 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-03-17T00:00:00Z Rite Aid to kick off annual Miracle Balloon campaign to support UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10862/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10862 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 11, 2016) - Rite Aid is kicking off its annual Miracle Balloon campaign by asking customers to support UC Davis Children’s Hospital. From March 13 to April 30, customers can purchase $1 paper Miracle Balloons and receive coupon offers for a variety of products sold at Rite Aid.  Fri, 11 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10862 Lisa Nguyen 2016-03-11T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday and Read Across America Day https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10843/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10843 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 9, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s hospital pediatric patients celebrated Dr. Seuss’ 112th birthday with green eggs and ham, Dr. Seuss stories, birthday cake and a special appearance by The Cat in the Hat. Wed, 09 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10843 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-03-09T00:00:00Z IHOP free pancake day benefits Children's Miracle Network at UC Davis https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10811/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10811 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 3, 2016) - IHOP® guests are invited to enjoy a free short stack of pancakes during National Pancake Day on Tuesday, March 8 and help raise funds for member Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, including UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Thu, 03 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10811 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-03-03T00:00:00Z 3-D heart model assists UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center surgeons https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10829/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10829 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 3, 2016) - When UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center surgeons faced a complex patient case in January, they consulted with cardiologists, pediatric intensive care unit physicians, radiologists, and, for the first time, biomedical engineers, who brought a new technology into the picture: three-dimensional printers. This new technology  successfully created a model of a patient’s complex heart anatomy. Thu, 03 Mar 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10829 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-03-03T00:00:00Z Rare identical twins, sharing an amniotic sac, are born on Leap Year at UC Davis Medical Center https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10825/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10825 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 29, 2016) - Josefina and Greg Walker, of Stockton, received a special Leap Year gift today – the birth of their identical, monoamniotic twin daughters, Isabella and Sofia, who were delivered this morning at UC Davis Medical Center at 32 weeks gestation.  Mon, 29 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10825 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-02-29T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute seeks teens, young adults for imaging study of how brain transitions to adulthood https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10813/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10813 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 26, 2016) - Researchers at the UC Davis MIND Institute are seeking teens and young adults ages 12-22 to participate in an innovative brain imaging study aimed at understanding how the brain functions and behaviors emerge during a critical yet understudied period of development:  the transition from adolescence to adulthood.   Fri, 26 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10813 Carole Gan 2016-02-26T00:00:00Z "Red Carpet Black Tie Ball" to benefit UC Davis Children's Hospital with Oscar viewing party https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10814/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10814 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 25, 2016) - Gilmore Heating and Air will host a “Red Carpet Black Tie Ball” Oscar viewing party on Sunday, Feb. 28.  Thu, 25 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10814 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-02-25T00:00:00Z Two UC Davis pediatric oncology patients meet princesses at Disney on Ice https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10806/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10806 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 24, 2016) - Two UC Davis Children’s Hospital and UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center patients had the chance to forget about cancer treatments for an evening and meet Princess Anna and Princess Elsa from Frozen at recent Disney On Ice performances.  Wed, 24 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10806 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-02-24T00:00:00Z New VECTA machine at UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10794/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10794 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 23, 2016) - Patients often have routine procedures done while they are admitted in the hospital, including blood draws, IV placement or drain removal.  Tue, 23 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10794 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-02-23T00:00:00Z CMN "Sunday FUNDay" event and Friendship Invitational golf tournament are set for April 17 and 18 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10777/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10777 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 17, 2016) - Golfers can play “fore” the kids at this year's 10th annual Children's Miracle Network (CMN) Friendship Invitational on Monday, April 18 at Granite Bay Golf Club. Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10777 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-02-17T00:00:00Z Wild Bill's 15th annual tattoo-a-thon benefits UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10773/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10773 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 16, 2016) - Wild Bill’s 15th annual tattoo-a-thon will take place this Saturday, Feb. 20, from 8 a.m. to midnight. Tue, 16 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10773 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-02-16T00:00:00Z Patient celebrates her sixth birthday with Fairfield firefighters who saved her life https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10767/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10767 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 11, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital patient Vestia Demarco celebrated her sixth birthday yesterday, with a visit from the Fairfield firefighters, who saved her life when she was injured by a hit-and-run driver earlier this month. Thu, 11 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10767 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-02-11T00:00:00Z Build-A-Bear brings joy to pediatric patients https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10754/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10754 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 10, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital patients received a new fluffy friend, when Build-A-Bear Workshop hosted their annual event in the pediatric playroom this month. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10754 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-02-10T00:00:00Z Phi Delta Epsilon's Benefit Ball raises money for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10749/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_10749 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 10, 2016) - Phi Delta Epsilon, the professional, co-ed, pre-medical fraternity based at UC Davis, will be hosting their 5th annual benefit ball to raise money for UC Davis Children's Hospital. The event will be held Saturday, Feb. 27 from 7-10 p.m. at the ARC Ballroom on Davis campus. Wed, 10 Feb 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10749 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-02-10T00:00:00Z UC Davis MIND Institute Distinguished Lecturer Series features renowned neuroscientist Karl Deisseroth https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10731 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-02-03T00:00:00Z Discounted tickets to February Sacramento Republic FC soccer games https://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 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10723 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-02-02T00:00:00Z Telemedicine in the ICU: It can be a cost-effective option https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10604 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-12-10T00:00:00Z Project ADAM Sacramento joins 'CPR Saves Lives March' https://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 https://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 https://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 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10583 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-12-04T00:00:00Z Medical volunteers gear up for California International Marathon https://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 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10588 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-12-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital patients celebrate CIM early with Mini Marathon event https://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 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10591 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-12-03T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers find success in tele-audiology program https://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 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10419 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2015-11-24T00:00:00Z Pediatric patients celebrate the season in Fall Festival https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://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 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/10528 Karen Finney 2015-11-04T00:00:00Z