Monthly Archives: September 2017

Dr. Scott Maurer Social Media Takeover!

Today, Dr. Scott Maurer, pediatric oncologist and palliative care specialist at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, took us on his daily routine here at Children’s…visiting patients, consulting with his team, playing hide and seek, and even witnessing a patient ringing the ceremonial bell after his final round of chemotherapy! Take a look at our… Read more »

Car Seats: How to Find the Right One

Every 33 seconds, one child under the age of 13 is involved in a crash, per the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). Parents need to be extra vigilant about keeping kids safe in cars so we have just the tools to help! Purchasing the right seat: Safe Kids Worldwide and Babies “R” Us are teaming… Read more »

Rare, Hereditary Conditions: Crigler-Najjar Syndrome

Crigler-Najjar syndrome is an extremely rare genetic disease. With only 100 cases recorded, it often affects children from Amish and Mennonite families. To meet some of the children on the liver transplant waiting list and to learn about becoming a living donor, visit UPMC.com/BeADonor. Bilirubin is a brownish yellow waste product found in bile that… Read more »

Creative and Expressive Arts Therapy Social Media Takeover!

The Creative and Expressive Arts Therapy team at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC brings hope and healing to patients every day! Music and art aids in healing and allows patients to express themselves. Follow along with our music therapists Kory and Nicole and our art therapists Katie and Kate as they go about their… Read more »