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2016 Miracle Maker Award Recipients

2016 Miracle Maker Award Recipients

This year, we’ve chosen four truly exceptional local members and groups to present with Miracle Makers Awards. The award-winners are our neighbors and our friends, our family members and our colleagues. Yet with a remarkably strong commitment to helping children and an immense amount of work, they’ve chosen to become real, live heroes. Our hope is that in reading these stories, you draw inspiration and comfort in the power and drive our community holds to improve the lives of our future citizens.
Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Family Resource Library: A Hidden Gem

Golisano Children’s Hospital’s Family Resource Library: A Hidden Gem

As the one year anniversary of the opening of Golisano Children’s Hospital approaches, many hospital visitors and employees remain unaware of some of the treasures that lie within. One such hidden gem is the Family Resource Library.

Daniel’s Race honors the legacy of 16-year-old with melanoma

Daniel’s Race honors the legacy of 16-year-old with melanoma

Daniel’s Race, which was started by friends and former soccer teammates of Daniel’s, honors the courage and strength that the entire Myslivecek family showed while their eldest child and brother was enduring chemotherapy and treatment for his melanoma.

Schor Named to ABPN Board

Schor Named to ABPN Board

Nina Schor, M.D., Ph.D., William H. Eilinger Professor and Chair of the Department of Pediatrics, has been elected to the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology’s (ABPN) 2016 Board of Directors. Schor, the pediatrician-in-chief at Golisano Children’s Hospital, joins seven other physicians on ABPN’s Neurology Board.

Leon, NY Family Raises $5000 for Rochester’s Golisano Children’s Hospital

Leon, NY Family Raises $5000 for Rochester’s Golisano Children’s Hospital

Golisano Children’s Hospital is fortunate to have so many grateful families donate or organize fundraisers. John Baker of Leon, N.Y., has his own spin on raising public awareness and support for a good cause: since 2012, he has taken a 40,000-pound, 43-foot-long retired fire truck to community events in upstate New York to delight children and educate parents about congenital heart defects like the one his 4-year-old son, Sean, was born with at Golisano Children’s Hospital.