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.


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

A Precious Gift for Grieving Parents

A Precious Gift for Grieving Parents

When her coach’s pregnancy turned into a time of mourning, a UVA student became inspired to help others facing the end at life’s beginning.

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UVA Honored as a Baby-Friendly Hospital

UVA Honored as a Baby-Friendly Hospital

UVA Children’s, UVA Medical Center and UVA Women’s Services have earned a designation as a Baby-Friendly hospital for their support of breastfeeding.

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Pediatric Cancer Care & Research at UVA Children’s Hospital

Dr. Michael Engel discusses how UVA Children’s helps to support children and families facing a cancer diagnosis.

This UVA Pediatrician Can Predict Your Stroke Risk

This UVA Pediatrician Can Predict Your Stroke Risk

Doctors can use a free scoring tool, focusing on metabolic conditions including high blood pressure, cholesterol levels and body fat, to assess risk and help patients avoid strokes.

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When Can Kids Return to Sports After Recovering From COVID-19? Doctors Weigh In

When Can Kids Return to Sports After Recovering from COVID-19? Doctors Weigh In

Cardiologists offer guidance on assessing risks for children and teens recovering from the novel coronavirus.

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