• Volunteers Award Student Scholarships

    Pictured right: Current/former patient scholarship recipient Kristen Branham with the Volunteer Scholarship Committee. Kristen was diagnosed with leukemia at age 12 and has been an active part of Children's Hospital ever since (both as a patient and a VolunTeen). Kristen plans to become a Child Life Specialist when she graduates. Last week, the Children’s Hospital Volunteer Council ...

  • Teen Advisory Council Celebrates First Anniversary

    The Children’s Hospital Teen Advisory Council recently celebrated its first anniversary by touring the OR. Much like Family Advisory Council, which was founded in 2008, the Teen Advisory Council was created to share input and influence on policies, programs and practices affecting the delivery of care and services for children and families. The council is made up of seven teenagers who are ...

  • STEP, Inc. to Present a Preschool Inclusion and Kindergarten Readiness Workshop

    What are the education options for preschoolers with disabilities and how can families help prepare their child for kindergarten? Come and learn what the law provides for early learners as well as how to participate in decision-making for your child's education! Participants in this training will explore: The definition of preschool inclusion Legal requirements for considering placement ...

  • Nurses Recognized for Excellence Award

    Seven nurses from East Tennessee Children's Hospital have been recognized by the Tennessee Organization of Nurse Executives - Knoxville Chapter as winners of the inaugural 2018 East Tennessee Nursing Excellence Awards. The award recipients are: Brittany Acuff, RN Leah Adcock, RN Ruth Blackwell, RN Judy Hodge, RN Karen Johnson, RN Emily Moore, RN Kelly Nuber, RN Congratulations to these award ...

  • Ben Welch Recognized for State-Wide Efforts to Save the Lives of Children

    Children’s Emergency Care Alliance of Tennessee has selected Ben Welch, PhD as this year’s recipient of the Joseph Weinberg, MD Leadership Award. Dr. Welch is the Clinical Pharmacy Services Manager at East Tennessee Children's Hospital. This award recognizes Dr. Weinberg’s dedication of long-standing service to the life-saving needs of the children of Tennessee and support of ...

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