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 Dekelboum Family Foundation’s Support Improves Imaging for Children

Dekelboum Family Foundation’s Support Improves Imaging for Children

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Children’s National opened the Elsie & Marvin Dekelboum Family Foundation PULSE Center on June 23. This pediatric ultrasound scanning excellence center (PULSE) will enable physicians to provide safer and more precise imaging for children. The rooms have been designed with an ocean theme to help comfort and calm young patients during scanning procedures, with pictures of dolphins, whales, and other animals.

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Dr. Bear’s Medical School Inspires Children “Doctors”

Friday, July 10, 2015
Topic(s): grateful

More than 90 children age 2 to 12 graduated from the inaugural Dr. Bear’s Medical School for Kids, held at Children’s National on May 30. In order to earn the prestigious medical or nursing degree, children rotated through various medical stations where they learned from the experts how to treat their patient—a stuffed animal or doll they brought along that day.

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Diane and Norman Bernstein Professorship Advances Community Health

Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Children’s National on May 27 installed Mark Weissman, MD, as the Diane and Norman Bernstein Professor in Community Pediatrics. As vice president of the Diana L. and Stephen A. Goldberg Center for Community Pediatric Health, Dr. Weissman leads the largest primary care provider for underserved children in the District of Columbia

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