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In honor of Doctor’s Day, some of Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU’s super doctors are officially revealing their superhero personas tomorrow! Each doctor possesses a unique superpower that helps them provide the best care to their patients.  You’ll have to wait until tomorrow to find out. Until then, can you guess who the secret super doctors are and each of their superpowers?Don’t forget to have your child enter our Doctor’s Day... View Article

Mar 28 2013

While most of us non-fairytale creatures don’t keep poisoned apples lying around the house, you might be surprised by what harmful items are lurking in the dark shadows of your cabinets and closets. When child-proofing your home, you probably think of the common steps like covering sockets, removing small objects that might be choking hazards, putting a gate on the stairs and watching sharp corners and edges. But, do you... View Article

Mar 22 2013

Welcome to the team!

Mar 20 2013

Every year, Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) has the privilege of welcoming a new team of residents who bring added excitement and expertise to the hospital. The residency program provides an exceptionally comprehensive and challenging pediatric educational experience, giving interns the opportunity to experience a wide variety of clinical care situations. This year, we are extremely proud to welcome the following residents to the Intern Class of 2013... View Article

Mar 20 2013

Do I look fat in this? It’s a question we have all asked, or at least thought. As adults we often worry about our own weight, but what about the increasing rate of childhood obesity? While we want to shield children from the reality of our weight-obsessed world; we also want to instill healthy habits as childhood obesity continues to grow at an alarming rate.In fact, in the U.S. 1... View Article

Mar 19 2013

Did you know that March 30th is Doctor’s Day?  If your doctor were to have super powers, what would those powers be?  Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU wants to know.  To celebrate our doctors, we are asking the children of Richmond to show us what super power their favorite doctors has on our Doctor’s Day coloring page. Enter the contest and your page could be featured in a print... View Article

Mar 15 2013

At only one-year old, baby Kallih was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. Kim Mapp was afraid of what this would mean for her only daughter, and how it would affect her daily life.“We try to balance it from day to day,” said Kallih’s step-dad, Will. “Kallih having diabetes can be hard to deal with, but we are very proud because she handles herself very well. Kallih loves everything. She loves... View Article

Mar 5 2013

Looking for something entertaining to do this Friday? You’re in luck, because Dancing with Richmond’s Stars is back and you won’t want to miss it. Ten local celebrities will dance their hearts out to help benefit the Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Clinic at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU. One of the stars includes the hospital’s very own Charles Dillard, MD, Director of CHoR’s Traumatic Brain Injury and Concussion Clinic.“When... View Article

Feb 28 2013

Best Doctors Inc. has named 17 physicians from Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU (CHoR) to the 2013 list of Best Doctors in America. These noteworthy physicians are among the 5 percent of doctors in America selected by more than 45,000 of their peers.“This type of peer recognition highlights the professional achievement, compassion and expertise displayed by our physicians every day,” said Sheldon Retchin, MD, senior vice president for health... View Article

Feb 26 2013

When it comes to your child’s health, parents want to know everything. That’s why we want to make sure you know that there are 140 dedicated specialists ready to care for your child’s health right here in Richmond. We created this infographic to remind Richmond parents, just like you, of the countless health services Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU provides right in your backyard! From allergies and asthma to... View Article

Feb 7 2013

When talking with Sherri Maters, MS, RN, NP-C and Pediatric Cardiology Nurse Practitioner at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, you can’t help but feel the positivity radiating from her.  Having just recently stepped into her role as the new face of pediatric cardiology at Children’s Hospital of Richmond at VCU, Sherri is excited to begin connecting with the community “one family at a time.”Sherri found her love of working... View Article

Feb 5 2013