Posts By: akunicky

Fire Safety Tips That Everyone Needs to Remember

Last month, avid fans of the NBC television series “This Is Us” watched as the untimely death of main character Jack Pearson unfolded in front of their eyes. Those of us in the injury prevention field were not as stunned because we see this often; life gets busy and families forget things especially when it… Read more »

Enhancing Access to Care With Telemedicine

Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC has made great strides in telemedicine, breaking down the barriers of time and distance to bring pediatric subspecialty care to more patients than ever before using technological innovations. Specialized equipment allows doctors at our hospital in Lawrenceville to hear a patient’s heartbeat, view x-rays, and share information in real… Read more »

Special Dedication Ceremony Highlighting $1.6 Million Gift to Children’s Hospital

Pittsburgh native, Kenneth Gedzinsky, who passed away in 2015, left $1.6 million in his estate to Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. As part of the gift, $1 million has been designated to fund the Pastoral Care Department at Children’s Hospital, which ministers to the spiritual and religious life of patients, families and staff. The… Read more »

Stress Relief for Parents

The holidays may be over, but the stressors are still here. Whether it’s the holiday decorations that need taken down, your infant who needs that 3 am feeding, your school age child who has another 2-hour delay or cancellation, your teenager who rolls their eyes to EVERYTHING you say and do, or all the above…… Read more »

Children’s Hospital joins Common Threads in celebrating Cooking For Life Month

We’re getting a healthy start to 2018 with Common Threads by celebrating Cooking for Life month, and a commitment to nutrition and healthy cooking. Children’s Healthy Schools Program partners with Common Threads to educate children on nutrition and well being, empower them to make healthier choices, and become change agents in their families, schools and… Read more »