March 28, 2012: Watch as CBS 11 reporter Jay Gormley interviews Children’s Medical Center cardiologist Dr. Colin E. Kane on the dangers of synthetic marijuana.
What is Child Life and how did you discover the profession? Ashley Brady: Child life specialists work in many areas of the hospital from the Emergency Department to the ICU. I discovered the child life profession in my second year of college when I was looking for a career that combined the medical field and [...]
My first experience with St. Baldrick’s was during my residency in general pediatrics at Children’s, about four years ago. A group of oncology fellows, including Dr. Martha Stegner, shaved their heads for St. Baldrick’s. I thought it was so amazing that “Dr. Martha” was willing to go bald for her patients! As I applied for [...]
So, you need a reason to return to your TVs and/or computers to watch the next episode of Children’s Med Dallas at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday on WFAA-Channel 8? Well, we have plenty. For starters, you’ll get to see the conclusion of 3-year-old Nathan Chase’s story. The last thing you saw in Episode 3 was [...]
Nursing is not a glamorous job. It involves masks and gowns, diapers and throw-up, and many other not-so-glamorous things. So, receiving a manicure within the first hour on-the-clock was beyond a glamorous treat for me. No, it was not Nurses’ Week, nor was it a surprise from my manager. This special manicure was a [...]
Crystal Goss spent a day with the Children’s Funnyatrics clowns. Following is her account of the experience. I knew the clowns from the Children’s Funnyatrics Program were going to be funny. I mean, they are clowns. We asked them to hang out with us for a behind-the-scenes photo and video shoot for the second season [...]
March 1, 2012: CBS Ch. 11 covers the story of Blake Pearce, a teenage boy in need of a new kidney. Blake, his mom and transplant surgeon Dr. Dev Desai are interviewed.
I began working on Season 2 of Children’s Med Dallas about a month after the birth of my first child, a daughter named Emerson who’s usually called Emmy. Emmy had already changed a lot in my life, namely my sleeping, eating, thinking, TV watching. Etcetera. (See the change represented in my face in this photo [...]
It’s been an unseasonably warm winter, and with January and February days in the 60′s and 70′s, flowers are blooming early and grass hasn’t completely gone dormant. The warm winter has also kept flu season from hitting North Texas, but the experts assure us the virus is still sure to hit. It’s not an issue [...]
Last week, a throng of Children’s employees, including myself, got to watch an amazing meeting here at Children’s. It was a long-awaited reunion of sorts between 6-year-old Laurel Good and Krista Katris, 23. Krista donated her bone marrow to Laurel over a year ago, a gift that saved Laurel’s life. Laurel, who was diagnosed at [...]