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 Children's Hospital's online newsletter published today https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11899/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11899 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 23, 2017) - The Pediatric Press, UC Davis Children's Hospital's online newsletter, has published its spring issue today. Thu, 23 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11899 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-23T00:00:00Z Telemedicine Saves Patients Time, Money https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11887/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11887 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 21, 2017) - UC Davis patients avoided millions of miles of driving — and their associated financial and environmental costs — by getting their clinical care via videoconferencing, a new study by the UC Davis School of Medicine has found. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11887 Charles Casey 2017-03-21T00:00:00Z UC Davis music, pet and cuddle therapy programs featured in new KVIE documentary https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11890/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11890 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 21, 2017) - Three UC Davis programs are featured in a new documentary produced by KVIE that explores non-pharmacological approaches to helping people heal. Tue, 21 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11890 Dorsey Griffith 2017-03-21T00:00:00Z Wild Bill's Tattoo-a-thon raises $18,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11882/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11882 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 15, 2017) - Wild Bill’s 16th annual Tattoo-a-thon raised $18,500 for UC Davis Children's Hospital. Thirty tattoo artists volunteered to work 16 hours during this year’s event on Feb. 25. All proceeds – including tips – were donated to UC Davis Children’s Hospital.  Wed, 15 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11882 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-15T00:00:00Z UC Davis researchers investigate adult blood-clotting drug for use in severely injured children https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11876/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11876 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2017) - UC Davis emergency medicine researchers have been awarded a grant from the National Institutes of Health (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) to investigate the safety and efficacy of a drug known to stop bleeding in injured adults for use in cases of pediatric trauma. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11876 Charles Casey 2017-03-14T00:00:00Z Davis Senior High School receives Heart Safe School certificate from Project ADAM Sacramento https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11873/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11873 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 14, 2017) - Davis Senior High School’s science fiction classroom became the site of an emergency drill last week, testing staff and student response to a sudden cardiac arrest. Tue, 14 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11873 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis study finds disparities in clinical trial consent process https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11842/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11842 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 13, 2017) - Researchers at UC Davis and other institutions have found that clinicians in a multicenter pediatric trial failed to get consent from black and Hispanic parents at higher rates than white parents. Mon, 13 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11842 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-13T00:00:00Z Doctor kit toys and infant rattle drive hosted at Republic FC headquarters https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11867/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11867 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 8, 2017) - UC Davis Children's Hospital is accepting doctor kit toys and infant rattle donations now through Tuesday, March 14 at the Republic FC headquarters in Sacramento. Wed, 08 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11867 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center sponsors Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11843/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11843 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 7, 2017) - The UC Davis Pediatric Heart Center will host its first Concepts in Congenital Cardiac Care symposium, a conference which will bring together medical experts and researchers, pediatric cardiothoracic surgeons, radiologists, sonographers and pediatric cardiac nurses to discuss the changing landscape of congenital cardiac care. Tue, 07 Mar 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11843 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-03-07T00:00:00Z First Tech Federal Credit Union donates $100,000 to UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11830/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11830 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 23, 2017) - First Tech Federal Credit Union presented a $100,000 donation to UC Davis Children’s Hospital on February 1, 2017, with the donation specifically benefiting the new Children’s Surgery Center, scheduled to open in 2018. Thu, 23 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11830 Ryan D. Blanc 2017-02-23T00:00:00Z Eat pancakes, help sick children on March 6 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11814/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11814 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 22, 2017) - On Monday, March 6, pancake lovers can drive through, eat their fill of short-stack pancakes and make a donation to support sick and injured children at UC Davis Children's Hospital, in recognition of the International House of Pancakes' (IHOP) National Pancake Day. Wed, 22 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11814 Ryan D. Blanc 2017-02-22T00:00:00Z Wild Bill's Tattoo-a-thon raises funds for UC Davis Chlidren's Hospital on Feb. 25 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11787/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11787 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 13, 2017) - Wild Bill’s 16th annual Tattoo-a-thon will take place on Saturday, Feb. 25, from 8 a.m. to midnight. Thirty tattoo artists have volunteered to work 16 hours during this year’s event and all proceeds – including tips – will be donated to UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Mon, 13 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11787 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-02-13T00:00:00Z Spirit Halloween Superstores donates $39,632 to UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11797/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11797 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 8, 2017) - 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 this year’s donation by Spirit Halloween Superstores. Wed, 08 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11797 Ryan Blanc 2017-02-08T00:00:00Z UC Davis hosts nation's first necrotizing enterocolitis symposium in partnership with the NEC Society https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11793/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11793 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 7, 2017) - UC Davis and the NEC Society will host the necrotizing enterocolitis symposium, the nation’s first conference solely focused on the prevention and improved treatment of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC), on April 5-7 at the UC Davis Conference Center. The symposium will bring together internationally acclaimed medical experts and researchers, neonatologists, pediatric surgeons, immunologists, neonatal nurses, dietitians and lactation specialists, along with patient families affected by the disease. Tue, 07 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11793 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-02-07T00:00:00Z Raphael Bernier to speak on autism spectrum disorder at UC Davis MIND Institute lecture https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11777/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11777 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (February 2, 2017) - Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11777 Sheri Chow 2017-02-02T00:00:00Z Endocrine Society task force, chaired by Styne, issues new guideline on pediatric obesity https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11776/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11776 WASHINGTON, DC (January 31, 2017) - The Endocrine Society today issued a Clinical Practice Guideline advising healthcare providers on how to prevent and treat childhood obesity with lifestyle changes. Dennis Styne, professor of pediatrics and Yocha Dehe Endowed Chair in Pediatric Endocrinology, chaired the task force that developed the guideline. Tue, 31 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11776 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-01-31T00:00:00Z Register for Donut Dash: Proceeds benefit UC Davis Child Life https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11736/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11736 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 17, 2017) - The ninth annual Donut Dash will take place Saturday, March 4, at 8:30 a.m. at William Land Park in Sacramento. Proceeds will benefit the UC Davis Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Tue, 17 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11736 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2017-01-17T00:00:00Z UC Davis and nation's cancer centers jointly endorse updated HPV vaccine recommendations https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11722/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11722 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 11, 2017) - Recognizing a critical need to improve national vaccination rates for the human papillomavirus (HPV), UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center has again united with each of the 69 National Cancer Institute (NCI)-designated cancer centers in issuing a joint statement in support of recently revised recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11722 Dorsey Griffith 2017-01-11T00:00:00Z Young Adult Bereavement Art Group begins Feb. 9 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11729/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11729 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (January 11, 2017) - 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 ages 17 to 24 who are coping with the recent loss of a loved one. Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11729 Caitlin Scordalakis 2017-01-11T00:00:00Z Children's Hospital's online newsletter published today https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11698/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11698 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 20, 2016) - The Pediatric Press, UC Davis Children's Hospital's online newsletter, has published its winter issue today. Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11698 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-12-20T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital joins ImproveCareNow network https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11683/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11683 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 14, 2016) - UC Davis Children’s Hospital has joined ImproveCareNow, a network of care centers where clinicians, researchers, patients and parents work together to help care for kids with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis. Wed, 14 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11683 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-12-14T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital supports safe sleep practices https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11656/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11656 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 2, 2016) - Every year in the United States, 3,400 infants die of sleep-related causes. In Sacramento County, one infant every other week dies, due to their sleep environment. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11656 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-12-02T00:00:00Z Votes for UC Davis Children's Hospital could result in $50,000 to help local kids https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11651/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11651 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (December 1, 2016) - UC Davis Health System employees and the general public are invited to cast their votes to support UC Davis Children’s Hospital, the local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Thu, 01 Dec 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11651 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-12-01T00:00:00Z Pediatric stroke survivor to run CIM MaraFUNRun on Sunday https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11646/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11646 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 30, 2016) - An otherwise healthy Sacramento pre-teen, Chanell Roberts had just finished running in her P.E. class when the stroke hit. After initial treatment, she was brought to UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11646 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-11-30T00:00:00Z Alarming health disparities could be prevented by breastfeeding https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11637/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11637 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 23, 2016) - Black infants had over twice the deaths of whites attributable to lack of optimal breastfeeding, a new study published in the Journal of Pediatrics shows. Black infants also had over three times the rate of necrotizing enterocolitis, a devastating disease of preterm infants, attributable to suboptimal rates of feeding with their mother’s own milk. Wed, 23 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11637 Karen Finney 2016-11-23T00:00:00Z UC Davis Children's Hospital hosts toy drive Dec. 20-23 https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11609/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11609 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (November 22, 2016) - To make the donation of toys and other gifts easier for generous businesses, non-profit organizations and individuals who would like to make the season brighter for hospitalized children, UC Davis is offering donors the opportunity to drive up and drop off donations for the holidays. Tue, 22 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PST https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11609 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-11-22T00:00:00Z Miss California visits UC Davis Children's Hospital https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11596/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11596 (November 4, 2016) - Miss California Jessa Carmack made a visit to patients at UC Davis Children's Hospital this week, along with Miss Sacramento County Lauren Berlinn, Miss Sacramento County's Outstanding Teen Nikki Holbrook and Miss City of Sacramento Outstanding Teen Violet Joy Hansen. Fri, 04 Nov 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11596 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-11-04T00:00:00Z Pediatrics unit celebrates Halloween, country fair-style https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11583/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11583 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 31, 2016) - UC Davis Children's Hospital’s Halloween celebration took place today on the pediatrics unit. Patients and staff got into the Halloween spirit with costumes, games and trick-or-treating. on the unit. The special event was made possible by the Davis 7 pediatric nurses and the Child Life and Creative Arts Therapy Department. Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11583 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-10-31T00:00:00Z Sam's Club in Sacramento is No. 1 CMN fundraiser again https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11577/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11577 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 31, 2016) - Sam's Club on Power Inn Road in Sacramento was named the No. 1 Sam's Club store in the country for the second year in a row, raising the most money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals during its 2016 Miracle Balloon campaign, which ran Aug. 29 through Oct. 16. The store raised $66,367.99 with proceeds staying locally and benefitting UC Davis Children’s Hospital. Mon, 31 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11577 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-10-31T00:00:00Z UC Davis CAARE Center receives $1.6 million grant by Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11565/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11565 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 27, 2016) - The UC Davis CAARE Center has been awarded a $1.6 million grant by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Agency (SAMHSA) to provide mental health services to all newly placed foster children throughout Sacramento County for the next five years.  Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11565 Tricia Tomiyoshi 2016-10-27T00:00:00Z New research finds uninsured children more often transferred from ERs than those with private insurance https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11563/?WT.rss_f=UC Davis Childrens Hospital news&WT.rss_ev=a&WT.rss_a=Article_11563 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (October 24, 2016) - New research, published in an abstract authored by Yunru Huang, a Ph.D. candidate in epidemiology at University of California, Davis, shows children seen in emergency departments who don't have insurance, or who have public Medicaid coverage, are significantly more likely to be transferred to another facility than children with private insurance. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 00:00:00 PDT https://www.ucdmc.ucdavis.edu/publish/news/children/11563 Caitlin Scordalakis 2016-10-24T00:00:00Z 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