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.

 

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

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NEW SAFE-SLEEP GUIDELINES AIM TO REDUCE INFANT DEATHS

UVA Health experts helped develop the new national recommendations designed to prevent as many as 3,500 sleep-related infant deaths a year.

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UVA Children’s Honored as No. 1 Children’s Hospital in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report

UVA Children’s Honored as No. 1 Children’s Hospital in Virginia by U.S. News & World Report

UVA Children’s has been named the No. 1 children’s hospital in Virginia for the second consecutive year by U.S. News and World Report.

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THE COVID-19 BOOSTER SHOT FOR 5- TO 11-YEAR-OLDS: 5 QUESTIONS ANSWERED

UVA pediatrician Dr. Debbie-Ann Shirley answers some of the most commonly asked questions she has fielded from parents in her practice.

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UVA Medical Center Named to Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals List

UVA Medical Center Named to Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals List

University of Virginia Medical Center has earned a place on Newsweek’s 2022 list of America’s Best Maternity Hospitals.

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Saving Kids From Dangerous Infections – With An Amoeba

Saving Kids From Dangerous Infections – With An Amoeba

Efforts to use a harmless amoeba to protect children from dangerous infections has won $300,000 in support from The Hartwell Foundation.

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