2014 Dignity and Respect Award

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Karyn Sulit, a nurse in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), won the Dignity and Respect Champion for 2014 at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. This award is given to only one person per UPMC Business Unit each year to … Continue reading

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Jackson’s Journey: Battling Biliary Atresia

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By Tamara Circle, mother of Jackson  On July 1, 2014, my husband and I welcomed into the world our second son, Jackson Fynn Circle. It was one of the happiest days of our lives. Little did we know that in … Continue reading

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Children’s Survivorship Team Wins $25,000 Award at Pitt Innovation Challenge

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By Noelle Conover, Project Coordinator, SurvivorConnect, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC The Survivorship Clinic Team within the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC recently competed in the latest Pitt Innovation Challenge (PinCh). PInCh is … Continue reading

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Parental Concerns About Cyberbullying? What you should know and what you can do

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By Ana Radovic, MD, MSc, Associate Fellowship Director, and Rebecca Dick, MS, Clinical Research Coordinator, both with Division of Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine In October 2013, Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, chief of the Division of Adolescent and Young Adult … Continue reading

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2014 International Walk to School Day

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Safe Kids Allegheny County, of which Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC is the lead agency, joined local school children, and FedEx volunteers on Oct. 8  to raise awareness about child pedestrian safety on International Walk to School Day. Kids from … Continue reading

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October is National Down Syndrome Awareness Month

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By Kishore Vellody, Medical Director, Down Syndrome Center of Western Pennsylvania, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC In 1984, President Ronald Reagan signed a resolution declaring October as National Down Syndrome Awareness month.  Thirty years later, we continue to celebrate … Continue reading

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Talking to your Teen about Intimate Partner Violence

By Elizabeth Miller, MD, PhD, Chief, Adolescent and Young Adult Medicine, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC and Associate Professor in Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine As video footage and news reports of football players assaulting their female … Continue reading

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