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by Nicholas Klaiber, MDPediatric residentThe amazing array of patients I encountered, in combination with the sagacious but never ostentatious tutelage of so many experienced senior practitioners, made my intern year at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) immensely enjoyable and instructional. The months passed quickly and before I knew it, my second year arrived bringing a new set of clinical challenges, responsibilities and career decisions to be made. Chief... View Article

Dec 31 2014

Medical expertise and compassionate care should always go hand-in-hand when it comes to treating patients. Going to the doctor or health provider can be an unnerving experience for many people. Professionals who incorporate The Golden Rule into their practice philosophy are ones that stand out in people’s minds for the better. The 2014 Best Bedside Manner Awards, presented by OurHealth Richmond magazine, honor medical providers who were voted by the... View Article

Dec 26 2014

Medical expertise and compassionate care should always go hand-in-hand when it comes to treating patients. Going to the doctor or health provider can be an unnerving experience for many people. Professionals who incorporate The Golden Rule into their practice philosophy are ones that stand out in people’s minds for the better.The 2014 Best Bedside Manner Awards, presented by OurHealth Richmond magazine, honor medical providers who were voted by the local... View Article

Dec 26 2014

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University (CHoR) on Tuesday announced an unprecedented $28 million gift from Children’s Hospital Foundation, the single largest gift to pediatric health care in VCU’s history and one that will establish a pediatric cardiac surgery program in Richmond.The gift advances pediatric heart care in Central Virginia through the development of the Children’s Hospital Foundation Heart Center at CHoR.“This is another example of how VCU... View Article

Dec 16 2014

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System broke ground today on the new Virginia Treatment Center for Children pediatric psychiatric facility that will provide increased access to clinical care for children from across the state.The new state-of-the-art pediatric behavioral health center will replace the current 50-year-old facility located on VCU Medical Center’s downtown campus, and will feature technology and architectural designs tailored to creating a therapeutic environment. Patient areas were designed to... View Article

Dec 11 2014

When we have child safety questions, we turn to our in-house expert, Corri Miller-Hobbs. She’s a mom, registered nurse and Safe Kids Virginia Program Coordinator.Q: How do you help keep kids safe in the car during the winter months?A: Parents can help keep their children warm and safe when traveling this winter by following this car seats and coats tip:Unfortunately if heavy coats, snowsuits, and blankets are worn under the... View Article

Dec 10 2014

Children’s Hospital of Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University (CHoR) on Monday “topped out” its new Children’s Pavilion, marking the placement of the highest steel beam of the pavilion’s 15-story structural frame.With the highest beam in place, CHoR is one step closer to the completion of the region’s most advanced outpatient facility dedicated to children. The $168 million, 640,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to open in 2016. The pavilion will house 72... View Article

Dec 1 2014