On June 28, we unveiled our Texas Historical Commission historical marker at the site of Dallas Baby Camp, the precursor to Children’s Medical Center, on the Old Parkland campus. The marker pays tribute to the group of nurses, led by May Forster Smith, who in 1913 organized the Dallas Baby Camp, an open-air clinic on […]
The key theme of our Centennial Exhibit is the realization of the vision articulated for Children’s by our founder, Nurse May Smith. Her vision was made possible only through the dedication of the Dallas community to provide health care for all children – regardless of ability to pay. Check out the photo gallery to view […]
In celebration of National Nurses Week, we would like to share the story of our founding nurse. These are the words of Nurse May Smith, Dallas Baby Camp Superintendent, in 1913. That was the year the Dallas Baby Camp, which would eventually become Children’s Medical Center, was born. In the spring of 1913, as many […]
Child Life specialists at Children’s use a variety of methods to help children cope while they are at the hospital. Teddy Bear clinics are just one of the many ways children are able to feel empowered and in control of their situation. I recently watched children go through a special kind of healing process as they lined […]
The 2013 Academy Awards are coming up this Sunday, and we thought it would be fun to ask some of our patients which animated feature film they hope will take home the Oscar.
Form closed 2-15-2013 We are humbled by the incredible response to our “Send a valentine to your favorite people at Children’s” digital card. Thank you to everyone who participated! The message form is now closed, but we hope to make it available again next year. In the meantime, best wishes for a happy and healthy […]
You have probably heard Children’s Holiday Parade referred to as “The Miracle on Commerce Street.” Although it may sound corny, I can tell you – after 25 years as a backstage eyewitness – miracles DO come true, and this parade really is one. In fact, more than one. Lots of big and little ones. It […]
My name is Scoop (a.k.a. Stacie Hampton), and I’ve been a part of the Children’s Holiday Parade for 15 years. I’m thrilled and honored to let you in on some behind the scenes stories. I used to work at Children’s Medical Center in the events department, including behind the scenes at the parade. When I […]
Nov. 14, 2012 — Ryan Seacrest talks with NBC 5 about the addition of Seacrest Studios at Children’s Medical Center and what it can mean for sick children.
With Seacrest Studios our patients will have a multimedia broadcast center where they can learn, explore and play. And get this – even patients who can’t leave their rooms will be able to take part in the fun! Thanks to the Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF), celebrity interviews, game shows and even performances by the Funnyatrics […]