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Stories of the Year

Posted on Jan 01, 2020

As we welcome the New Year, we look back to our most popular stories on HopkinsAllChildrens.org in 2019. From highlighting our dedicated staff to finding the answers to a mystery illness, we are proud to share these stories of celebration and hope.
 

Celebrating New Residents on Match Day 2019

The Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Pediatric Residency Program Class of 2022

Match Day is one of the most important days for graduating medical students. Across the country and the world, these students learn where they will spend the next years to continue their training. The National Resident Matching Program announced the members of the Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital Pediatric Residency Program Class of 2022.

From the NICU to Nursing School … and Back

Nurse resident Victoria Phan with Betsy Adams, R.N.
Nurse resident Victoria Phan with Betsy Adams, R.N.

Nurse resident Victoria Phan, who was born at 26 weeks and spent her first three months in the NICU at Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, now trains under Betsy Adams, R.N., the same nurse who cared for her as a preemie.

From Patient in the Bed to Nurse at the Bedside

Lindsay Arenas, R.N., with coworkers who once treated her on the surgical unit
Lindsay Arenas, R.N., with coworkers who once treated her on the surgical unit

Lindsay Arenas, R.N. has many different memories of Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital. She made many lunch, dinner and holiday visits with her mom, a neonatal nurse, and her dad, a respiratory therapist. She also spent many years as a patient, receiving surgery and treatment for a rare bone disease. Now, she’s a clinical manager on the surgical neurosciences unit, making her own impact on young patients.

Amazing Gracie

Gracie was diagnosed with a brain tumor after experiencing neck pain
Gracie was diagnosed with a brain tumor after experiencing neck pain

When 4-year-old Gracie’s fleeting neck pain made for a difficult diagnosis, her pediatrician referred her to Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital, where she was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Under the care of surgeons George Jallo, M.D. and Jerry Tuite, M.D., Gracie is now on her journey to recovery.

Taking A Step Back From … Five Feet Apart

Deanna Green, M.D., left and Lynsey, right
Deanna Green, M.D., left and Lynsey, right

Five Feet Apart, a film that debuted in theaters this year, featured two star-crossed teens with cystic fibrosis who fall for each other despite having an illness that necessitates they maintain physical distance due to the risk of infection. Deanna Green, M.D., director of our Cystic Fibrosis Center, and Lynsey, a patient who has cystic fibrosis, shared if the film got the facts right.


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