Research

UVA's new Child Health Research Center brings together scientists and clinicians to uncover the causes of childhood diseases and to pioneer new treatments, personalized therapies, and cures. Your support makes fundamental discoveries possible. Learn more.

Patient Care

We want you to feel confident, not only in your child's medical care, but in the support we provide for your whole family’s emotional and psychological needs. Philanthropy is essential to sustain these comprehensive and necessary services. Learn more.

Education

UVA's Children's faculty train and mentor medical and nursing students, as well as young doctors specializing in pediatrics. Philanthropy is a critical component medical education. Learn more.

Spotlight: Pediatric Cancer 

We have one of the state’s only Pediatric Stem Cell Transplant Programs, led by nationally-renowned pediatric cancer researcher Dr. Trey Lee, and are opening a new bone marrow transplant program for our pediatric cancer patients. Dr. Michael Engel recently joined the UVA team as division chief for our pediatric hematology/oncology program. Engel is developing a game-changing cancer therapy, with a mission to introduce new treatments for leukemia that are far less toxic than current available therapies. Learn More.

Spotlight: Special Funds

Click on a fund to learn more about it. If you know which fund you'd like to designate your gift to, please click here. In the "Special Instructions" box, please write the name of fund you'd like to make your gift to:

 

The Jeffrey's Gifts Fund

delivers surprise bags of toys to children fighting cancer.

The Jennifer Fund

supports research and education for cancer and blood diseases.

The Soho Center

provides a free book to every UVA Children's Hospital patient and their sibling(s).

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Stories of Care & Discovery

A crowd of caregivers stands outside the NICU clapping.

UVA NICU Patient Goes Home After 302 Days

“Our team develops bonds with all of our patients and their families but when you’ve been a member of the team for 302 days, tears of happiness are not uncommon. Happy “Going Home” Day! https://t.co/a6xk6yIMCz”

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Heart Transplants at UVA Give Hope to Over a Dozen Families in 2018

Heart Transplants at UVA Give Hope to Over a Dozen Families in 2018

In 2018, the University of Virginia Pediatrics Department performed 13 pediatric heart transplants.

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UVA Children's Hospital Main Event Gala Invitation

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Unseen Infections Harming World's Children, Research Reveals

Unseen Infections Harming World’s Children, Research Reveals

Children around the world are suffering from unnoticed infections that are stunting their growth and mental development, new research from an international coalition of scientists reveals.

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Addie Kingery stands with her surgeon, UVA's Dr. John Jane, at her wedding.

Life After A Pediatric Brain Tumor: Addie Kingery’s Story

Addie was living a normal high schooler’s life. She had great friends, succeeded in sports and was preparing for college. In the winter of her senior year, she started getting headaches. Doctors found a tumor on her cerebellum.

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