Author Chris Edwards delivered an engaging keynote address at Boston Children's 2019 Experience Week, describing his transgender experience and journey.
Michael Scott, MD, was a 29-year-old neurosurgery resident at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston when he saw a patient with a condition he hadn’t learned about in medical school: a narrowing of the blood vessels entering the brain. It was 1970, and though Japanese doctors had described the condition a few years earlier, it would ... Read More
We are thrilled to announce the 2018 Best in Care Award winners, chosen from a total of more than 150 nominations and five finalists. Founded by the Boston Children’s Family Partnerships Program, the Best in Care Award is a way for families to recognize staff members and volunteers who have gone above and beyond in providing ... Read More
Walking through a children’s hospital accompanied by clowns is a mind-blowing experience. You get to watch the transformation on a child’s face as they crack a smile from their hospital bed. And witness a hushed waiting room break into laughter over a prat fall. Then there’s the moment a baby smiles from behind a glass ... Read More
May is National Foster Care Month, an important time to raise awareness about the needs of children and youth in foster care and their families, while also celebrating the contributions of dedicated foster families and other caring individuals and organizations that are already supporting these young people. My journey to becoming a foster parent As ... Read More
My name is Sophie, one of the Pawprints therapy dogs here at Boston Children’s Hospital. I’m a 13-year-old Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, and I love making my rounds at the hospital. I’ve been a therapy dog at Boston Children’s for about four years. I don’t want to brag, but being a therapy dog takes some ... Read More