Blog Posts in November, 2017

  • View Our Amazon Wish List for Donation Ideas

    We are grateful that you are interested in donating items for the patients and families at East Tennessee Children's Hospital. Donations are always needed for children to use while they are hospitalized or receiving treatment. Items are also appreciated for gifts for patients on their birthdays, special holidays, off therapy parties and treatment milestones. Visit our Amazon Wish List to see ...

  • Traffic Alert: UT Homecoming Parade on Friday

    Cumberland Avenue will close from 3:30 to 6:30 p.m. this Friday for the UT Homecoming Parade and post-parade celebration. This closure will impact several intersections which serve the hospital. The intersections of Cumberland Avenue and 16th, 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th and 21st Streets will be closed. The suggested route to exit the hospital campus is Grand Avenue to 17th Street. 22nd Street will be ...

  • East Tennessee Children's Hospital Gets Full-Time Facility Dog

    East Tennessee Children’s Hospital has hired its first four-legged employee. Farley, a golden retriever puppy, is the hospital’s first-ever full-time facility support dog. Her job will be to brighten the days of folks around the facility. The idea for the hospital to have its own facility dog came from 16-year-old oncology patient, Kristyn Farley, explains Sue Wilburn, V.P. of Human ...

  • Join Us For The 33rd Annual Fantasy of Trees

    East Tennessee Children’s Hospital will be presenting its 33 rd annual Fantasy of Trees. This premier Christmas festival kicks off November 22 nd at the Knoxville Convention Center, and runs through November 26 th. The Fantasy of Trees has become a treasured holiday tradition for more than 2 million East Tennesseans since 1985. For the past 32 years, the greater Knoxville area has raised ...

  • Children's Hospital Welcomes New Physicians

    East Tennessee Children’s Hospital is pleased to welcome four new physicians to our group of experts. Marielisa Rincon, M.D., M.Ed. joins the Pediatric Endocrinology Department. David E. Hill, M.D., F.AAP and Rhys Irvine, M.D. will join the University Pediatric Urology group. And Diana Quintero, M.D. will join Pediatric Pulmonology and Respiratory Care.

  • Children's Hospital NICU Featured on NPR

    Two nurse practitioners from East Tennessee Children's Hospital's Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) were recently featured on National Public Radio's program, StoryCorps. StoryCorps is a non-profit organization that allows people from all over the country to share their story. Conversations are shared on the national NPR broadcast, as well as on the StoryCorps website and mobile app. ...

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