David Chrisom is a senior graphic designer in Marketing and Communications. On Coming Out Day, he shares his personal story and why he feels safe working at Boston Children’s Hospital. When did you know you were gay? I always knew that I was gay — probably from the age of 4 or 5. I never ... Read More
I’m a United Methodist minister working on a multi-faith team of board-certified chaplains. Our team includes a rabbi, an imam, an Episcopal priest, a United Church of Christ minister, a Lutheran minister, a Christian chaplain, and three Roman Catholic chaplains. We closely collaborate with nurses and doctors, child life specialists, social workers, music therapists, and other caregivers. None ... Read More
September is Women in Medicine Month, the perfect time to acknowledge the many brilliant, talented, and passionate women who care for our patients and innovate new discoveries every day at Boston Children’s Hospital. In honor of Boston Children’s 150th anniversary, we’d like to recognize a few of the many trailblazers who helped pave the way. ... Read More
Do you start the day with anxiety and end it by thinking about how the day’s good intentions went awry? You can rework this cycle through meditation. While meditation can’t hold back all the curve balls thrown into your life, it does offer a way to cope and adjust your perspective. We recently discussed how ... Read More
David P. Mooney, MD, MPH, is director of the Trauma Center, an assistant in the Department of Surgery, and an associate professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School. He’s been at Boston Children’s Hospital for 20 years. How did you become interested in pediatric surgery? I realized early on that I have a “surgical personality.” ... Read More
Alexis (Lexi) Abbott is a 14-year-old inventor from the Appalachian Highlands region of Virginia. Lexi is so dedicated to her craft that she didn’t let a recent hospital stay at Boston Children’s Hospital for a complex spinal surgery get in the way of her creativity. Instead, she came prepared, turning her stay into an extended ... Read More
Author Chris Edwards delivered an engaging keynote address at Boston Children's 2019 Experience Week, describing his transgender experience and journey.
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