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 Soho Center

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

The Jennifer Fund

supports research and education for cancer and blood diseases.

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Stories of Care & Discovery

UVA Named to Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals List

UVA Named to Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals List

For meeting a set of rigorous best practices for maternity care, UVA has been named to Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2020 list.

UVA Health Newsroom

"Worst Nightmare": Family Faces Congenital Heart Disease — Twice

“Your Worst Nightmare”: A Family Faces Congenital Heart Disease — Twice

Congenital heart disease (CHD) is the most common type of birth defect. Watch the story of 2 sisters in Virginia who faced heart defects.

Healthy Balance

Quality Heart and Lung Care Earns UVA International Award

Quality Heart and Lung Care Earns UVA International Award

For its lifesaving care of patients with severely injured hearts and lungs, University of Virginia Medical Center has earned an international award.

UVA Health Newsroom

UVA Earns High Marks in National Breastfeeding Care Review

UVA Earns High Marks in National Breastfeeding Care Review

University of Virginia Medical Center and UVA Children’s have earned excellent scores for their support of breastfeeding in a nationwide survey by the CDC.

UVA Health Newsroom

Untethered: Helping Children With Cancer Spend More Time IV Pole-Free

Untethered: Helping Children With Cancer Spend More Time IV Pole-Free

A UVA pilot study found that administering blood platelets faster posed no complications, which means kids with cancer can spend less time hooked to IV poles.

UVA Today