As we welcome the New Year, we look back to our most engaging stories on HopkinsAllChildrens.org in 2021. From honoring staff achievements to celebrating patient successes, we are proud to share these stories of victory and progress.
Born prematurely at only 23 weeks gestation and weighing 1 pound, 0.6 ounces, baby Ezra and his family found the care they needed from our team in the neonatal intensive care unit. One year later, he's celebrating his first birthday.
The team has prepared a game plan for this day. Everyone has a role, a position to play. Each must execute to achieve success. A football team on the brink of a championship? No, this is a cardiac surgery team repairing a child’s heart.
The resilience and adaptability demanded of this year’s graduating class has never been seen before. These residents learned amid physical distancing requirements that limited rounding, influenced interactions with patients and families, and turned in-person training opportunities into video conferences.
When 11-year-old Timmy had a stroke, doctors said he was at risk of having another. Interventional cardiologist James Thompson, M.D., offered hope in the form of a procedure that made Timmy the youngest person ever to benefit from a new technology.
Posted on May 31, 2023 in General News
A combination of food and environmental allergies mixed with common day care illnesses made the first few years of Erik’s life quite difficult. Specialists at Johns Hopkins All Children’s are helping his family find the answers they need so he can grow up safe and happy and keep doing the things he loves, like playing soccer.
Posted on May 30, 2023 in General News
Donna Sadural, LCSW, M.P.H., arrived in the United States with her family when she was 11 years old, and that journey later led Sadural to earn master’s degrees in social work and public health. She recently shared some thoughts on her work, her background and Asian and Pacific Islander (API) Heritage Month.
Posted on May 25, 2023 in General News
Stephen Kennedy, M.D., shares about his life as a pediatric hospitalist and how his own family showed him anything is possible with a little hard work and dedication.