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Wegmans Family Charitable Foundation re-names Child Life Program in support of its growth

Wegmans Family Charitable Foundation re-names Child Life Program in support of its growth

When a patient comes in for a procedure or treatment one of the first people they meet is a child life specialist. A hospital is often thought of as a scary place for a child or adolescent, but the Child Life Division at Golisano Children’s Hospital works with patients and families to help them navigate through their individual medical experience and bring normalcy back into their lives, lessening their fear and anxiety. Each specialist’s focus is to see the situation through the eyes of the child and become his or her advocate during the hospital stay.

Patients help break ground on new autism clinic and imaging center

Patients help break ground on new autism clinic and imaging center

Several patients treated at Golisano Children's Hospital's Kirch Developmental Services Center helped UR Medicine leaders break ground yesterday where the new $28 million William and Mildred Levine Autism Clinic and Imaging Center will be. The building is scheduled to open in early 2017.

Hyundai brings "Hope on Wheels" to patients with cancer

Hyundai brings "Hope on Wheels" to patients with cancer

On Monday, Aug. 10, Hyundai Hope on Wheels awarded UR Medicine's Golisano Children's Hospital with a $50,000 Hyundai Hope on Wheels Impact award to Pediatrician-in-Chief Dr. Nina Schor and pediatric oncologist Dr. Suzie Noronha.

Annual Gala to celebrate new hospital in old Hollywood

Annual Gala to celebrate new hospital in old Hollywood

The Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center will be transformed into a scene from an old Hollywood movie for the 28th annual Golisano Children’s Hospital Gala Saturday, Oct. 24. Complete with a red carpet, a children’s hospital Walk of Fame, feathers and film reels, the premier fundraising event is a ceremonious night for grateful parents, faculty, sponsors, and local business owners to gather together in support and celebration of the opening of our new Golisano Children’s Hospital and its future.

Inpatients move to new private rooms with help of scavenger hunt

Inpatients move to new private rooms with help of scavenger hunt

Adrenaline was pumping and emotions were mixed as close to 40 inpatients were transported from UR Medicine’s old Golisano Children’s Hospital to the new eight-story, 245,000 square foot building Tuesday, July 21, an historic and momentous day years in the making.