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CHKD Dedication Ceremony for the new Children's Pavilion Posted By: CHKD
Monday, December 26, 2022

Memorable Moments at CHKD in 2022

As we enter the new year and reflect on the last, here’s a quick look at some of the most memorable things that happened at CHKD in 2022. Read full post>>


A toddler boy sits in his mother' lap at the pediatrician Posted By: Children's Specialty Group
Monday, December 19, 2022

Parents, Medical Staff Cautioned to Question these Five Medical Tests

Medical tests help us find answers to why your child is sick, but in some cases, testing is unnecessary for proper medical care. Here are five common diagnostic tests in pediatric emergency settings that parents and medical staff should be cautious about requesting or ordering. Read full post>>


CHKD patient Ian Balutis using the new rehab bike. Posted By: Elizabeth Simpson Earley
Wednesday, February 23, 2022

New Therapy Bike at CHKD Uses Electrical Pulses to Stimulate Muscles

A new exercise bike at CHKD called a functional electrical stimulation therapy bike is the newest piece of bioscience equipment at CHKD’s inpatient rehabilitation unit. Read full post>>


Red and blue ribbon in medical doctor's hand for Congenital Heart Defects Awareness Posted By: CHKD
Friday, February 4, 2022

Congenital Heart Disease Awareness Week 2022

In this blog, learn the signs and symptoms of congenital heart defects and the services offered for patients of all ages at the CHKD Heart Center. Read full post>>


CHKD Staff Preparing for Employee Vaccination Event Posted By: CHKD
Thursday, January 6, 2022

A Look Back at CHKD’s Most Memorable Moments in 2021

As we enter the new year and reflect on the last, here’s a quick look at some of the most memorable things that happened at CHKD in 2021. Read full post>>


Sidney Garrett working in CHKD's NICU. Posted By: CHKD
Wednesday, September 15, 2021

A Sickle Cell Warrior’s Journey: Patient to Nurse

Sickle cell warrior Sidney Garrett grew up as a patient at CHKD. Sidney, now a nurse in our NICU, tells her story for National Sickle Cell Awareness Month. Read full post>>