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Spotlight

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"A picture is worth a thousand words." But sometimes a little explanation helps. Spotlight is a collection of fabulous and colorful storytelling photography with a bit of good old black-and-white words thrown in.

Better Together

Dana and Shelby have created a unique bond when in CHKD's inpatient rehabilitation unit and the two often encourage one another during physical and occupational therapy sessions. Read and see more ...

Alexa's Beads

Undergoing chemotherapy for Wilms' tumor, Alexa used the Beads of Hope program to both mark milestones in her recovery and to better understand each step and process along the way. Read and see more ...

Road to Recovery

CHKD's Transport Team makes more than 1,500 trips through the streets of Hampton Roads each year, giving patients pediatric-centered care on the way to the hospital. Read and see more ...

Newly Designed Nuss Center Opens Its Doors

The hospital introduced the  Nuss Center, a 2,000 square foot, state-of-the-art clinic designed specifically to treat children and adolescents with chest wall abnormalities.  Read and see more ...

State of the Art

With more than 10 cans of paint, a collection of brushes and a stroke of creative genius, Esteban del Valle turned a long, blank wall on the fifth floor of CHKD into a story-telling, creative masterpiece. Read and see more ...

Major League Pitcher Tim Melville

It’s been 15 years since Tim Melville underwent surgery to repair a severe case of pectus excavatum, but he thinks about that life-changing surgery every day. Read and see more ...

Puppy Love

Luke Orlando arrived at CHKD using a wheelchair. The 9-year-old was diagnosed with a rare condition that caused unbearable pain in his feet – even the slightest touch to his skin was excruciating. He was admitted to CHKD’s inpatient rehabilitation unit for treatment and found the perfect partner to help him get moving again. Enter SaraLee, a 2-year-old golden retriever now part of CHKD’s child life department. Read and see more ...

Wash This Way

Patients, physicians, nurses – and even Healthy Bear – gathered in CHKD’s lobby this spring to help create a fun, educational music video reinforcing the importance of hand washing. Read and see more ...

Operation Friends

At quick glance, these two new friends appear to be enjoying a typical afternoon play date -- creating squishy sculptures with pink Play Doh, doodling with magic markers and exchanging shy smiles and giggles. Read and see more ... 

State of the Heart

"Our new cath lab uses advanced technology that reduces radiation exposure," says Dr. Michael Vance, one of two interventional pediatric cardiologists at CHKD, along with Dr. Elliot Tucker. Read and see more ...

Holidays in the Hospital

December 24 was a special day for many children in Hampton Roads in 2014 -- was was Christmas Eve and the eighth night of Hanukkah. But 126 local children spent this special day at CHKD -- too sick or too weak or too tiny to go home. Read and see more ...

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