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October 2015

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.

"CPR in America" program features Golisano Children's Hospital patient

"CPR in America" program features Golisano Children's Hospital patient

Rebecca and Mark Knowles saved their son Cameron's life because they knew CPR. After his cardiac arrest, Cameron was eventually transferred to UR Medicine's Golisano Children's Hospital where he was diagnosed with Long QT Syndrome, a disorder of the heart's electrical activity that can cause sudden and dangerous arrhythmias. 

Second Opinion, WXXI's national healthcare series, has formed an exciting partnership with the American Heart Association to produce a national television special designed to teach Hands-Only CPR to all of America, and the Knowles' story is a part of it. 

Getting set for Phase II

Getting set for Phase II

The doors opened on an all-new Golisano Children’s Hospital in July, but the story of the hospital’s evolution isn’t over. In fact, an exciting new chapter is just about to begin.