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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. 

Gala transports guests to old Hollywood

Gala transports guests to old Hollywood

UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital supporters, including grateful parents, donors, hospital faculty and staff, sponsors and more, stepped into a movie scene out of old Hollywood Oct. 24 at the hospital’s 28th annual Gala.

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Young girl dances again after intense spine surgery

Teenager Olivia Wehle was just a regular kid whose love of dance began when she was 4 years old. She practiced several nights a week at a local dance studio and, until she began to experience back discomfort, never dreamed she'd stop. 

But the discomfort turned into pain, which eventually became excruciating. Imaging revealed a dangerous tumor that was growing around her spine. An extensive emergency surgery with a multidisciplinary team at Golisano Children's Hospital to remove the tumor and rebuild her spine was the only option.

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Building donors come in all varieties

Not all of the 120 donors who toured the new Golisano Children's Hospital building are individual donors. Many of them are groups of people who have banded together to raise money and name a space inside the new hospital. Click on the photos below to see if you recognize any friends, neighbors or local media personalities.

If you'd like to get involved with a community group raising funds for the hospital, contact Stephanie Sheets, assistant director of community affairs at Golisano Children's Hospital, at (585) 275-2268 or click here to email her.

To see more photos, click here to check out an album full on Facebook (you don't need a Facebook account to view them).

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