The Pulse

Sharing stories for and about the children and families we serve across 50 states and more than 80 countries.


‘Is There a Doctor in the Ambulance?' Area Kids Benefit From Doctor’s Special Training

As part of the dual Washington University PEM/EMS fellowship he is completing at Children’s, Joe Finney, MD supports, trains and ...

Patient Stories

Global Brain Tumor Program at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

In September 2020, Polish 18-year-old Julia was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor. Julia reached out to Washington University School ...


Online Scheduling Available for Orthopedic Visits

Parents can schedule a same-day or next-day pediatric orthopedic visits for common orthopedic conditions. ...

Mom Docs

What You Need to Know About Spider Bites

Out of around 60 species of spiders that bite humans, only the black widow and brown recluse can be fatal ...

Expert Advice

Past, Present, and Future of Single Ventricle Care at St. Louis Children's Hospital

Dr. Canter discusses the timeline of Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome/Single Ventricle Therapy at St. Louis Children’s Hospital and Washington University ...