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

Q&A: What a Parent Should Know About the Dangers of SIDS

Q&A: What a Parent Should Know About the Dangers of SIDS

Dr. Fern Hauck, who has spent more than 25 years researching sudden infant death syndrome, offers important advice.

UVA Today

UVa telemedicine helps even the tiniest patients

UVA Telemedicine Helps Even the Tiniest Patients

Elliyon Horace spent the first month of his life in the University of Virginia’s neonatal intensive care unit recovering from open-heart surgery.

The Daily Progress

Eight UVA Children’s Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Eight UVA Children's Hospital Specialties Nationally Ranked by U.S. News & World Report

Eight University of Virginia Children’s Hospital specialties earned a top-50 national ranking in U.S. News & World Report’s 2019-2020 “Best Children’s Hospitals” guide.

UVA Health Newsroom

Adam and Kelly Jackson (L) with Rick and Rosemary Postle (R)

My Two Cents

If a penny saved is a penny earned then the Change 4 Children Campaign that’s underway at 15 Panera locations across Virginia is the gift that keeps on giving.

Investing in Hope

Headshot of Dr. Michael Engel.

Beating the Odds

In 1950, a child with cancer was not likely to survive. But today, just three generations later, four out of every five children who receive a cancer diagnosis can expect a much better outcome. In fact, it’s a scientific milestone that Dr. Michael…