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Posts published in July 2015

CAM Fund Established to Advance Pediatric Neurology

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

In the summer of 2013, Margaret and Dan Maloney were looking forward to welcoming their third child, Charlotte, into the world. When Margaret went into labor, things seemed to be fine until the moment her obstetrician realized something had gone wrong. Margaret and Dan’s medical team began preparing them for what was to come: Charlotte would need to be transported to Children’s National immediately upon birth.

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 Dekelboum Family Foundation’s Support Improves Imaging for Children

Dekelboum Family Foundation’s Support Improves Imaging for Children

Thursday, July 16, 2015
Topic(s): impact

Children’s National opened the Elsie & Marvin Dekelboum Family Foundation PULSE Center on June 23. This pediatric ultrasound scanning excellence center (PULSE) will enable physicians to provide safer and more precise imaging for children. The rooms have been designed with an ocean theme to help comfort and calm young patients during scanning procedures, with pictures of dolphins, whales, and other animals.

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Dr. Bear’s Medical School Inspires Children “Doctors”

Friday, July 10, 2015
Topic(s): grateful

More than 90 children age 2 to 12 graduated from the inaugural Dr. Bear’s Medical School for Kids, held at Children’s National on May 30. In order to earn the prestigious medical or nursing degree, children rotated through various medical stations where they learned from the experts how to treat their patient—a stuffed animal or doll they brought along that day.

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