Gary A. Silverman, MD, PhD, has been named the Harriet B. Spoehrer Professor and head of the Department of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis. With the new appointment, effective in April, Silverman will become pediatrician-in-chief at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and executive director of the Children’s Discovery Institute, a partnership of the school and hospital.
The St. Louis Children’s Hospital Pediatric ICU earned a national silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN). It’s the only ICU in Missouri – pediatric or adult – to earn the honor in 2015.
Three generations of a family have worked at St. Louis Children’s Hospital as nurses over the past five decades.
From brain injuries to leg braces, all 40 participants in the inaugural St. Louis Children's Hospital's Tri My Best Adaptive Triathlon shared some kind of physical impairment. None of these patients had ever completed the three events – swim, bike and run – all in a row before.
It all started with a coffee cart, and she went on to spend more than six decades being of service to the hospital.
The second season of The Frontline for Hope will premiere on KSDK NewsChannel5 at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22. The series will run six consecutive Saturdays, with the finale airing Dec. 27.
St. Louis Children’s Hospital and BJC HealthCare are closely monitoring the Ebola situation in Africa and the U.S. and following the frequently updated guidance issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the World Health Organization.
The Frontline for Hope, an Emmy-award winning docu-series that follows the journeys of more than a dozen patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital, will return for a second season on KSDK-NewsChannel 5 in November.
Until recently, distractions like a guitar were frowned upon in the NICU. But then, studies started confirming benefits. Bouts of inconsolable crying would happen less frequently and wouldn’t last as long in babies receiving music intervention.
St. Louis Children’s and Alton Memorial Hospitals have announced a new partnership in the care of critically ill infants and children.
Pirooz Eghtesady, MD, PhD, has been named the first Emerson Chair in Pediatric Cardiothoracic Surgery at St. Louis Children's Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine.
When Wyatt Heilman was 4 months old, he was diagnosed with craniosynostosis, a condition that occurs when one or more joints between the bone plates of the skull fuse together. Trying to find the best treatment for Wyatt led his Michigan family to travel miles from home to St. Louis Children’s Hospital.
When Rebecca Hug visited her obstetrician on March 19 at Missouri Baptist Medical Center, little did she know she and her husband, Patrick, would become first-time parents two months earlier than expected. For her own recovery, Hug needed to remain hospitalized, but thanks to telemedicine family communication now available through the St. Louis Children’s Hospital NICU and Missouri Baptist Medical Center, she was able to stay connected to her son.
Jane Ervin’s first day as the first African-American nurse at St. Louis Children’s Hospital came in 1958. She returned Feb. 18, 2014, to share her experiences with hospital staff.
Devin Graham’s mom calls him a trooper. He lived up to that name when just five days before his 13th birthday, the Wichita, Kan., boy sustained a major trauma to his hand that brought him by airplane to St. Louis Children’s Hospital for emergency surgery.