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

UVA Teen Health Center Hosts 1st Annual Teen Health Week

Soft Bedding Poses Grave Danger to Sleeping Babies, Study Shows

Soft Bedding Poses Grave Danger to Sleeping Babies, Study Shows

A UVA study examined the causes of suffocation deaths for infants under 1 year old. The results underscored the need to follow the American Academy of Pediatrics’ safe sleep guidelines for infants.

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Story Time: A Novel Solution for Preemies, Moms Suffering From Postpartum Depression

Story Time: A Novel Solution for Preemies, Moms Suffering from Postpartum Depression

Mothers whose babies land in neonatal intensive care units are at greater risk for postpartum depression. A nursing graduate student’s study suggests an intervention that may make a difference for the infants and their moms.

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Why The Cares For Kids Radiothon Means A Lot To Me | Z 95.1

Why the Charlottesville Cares for Kids Radiothon Means a Lot to Me

#RealTalk Coming Up

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Dr. Thomas L’Ecuyer and Dr. James Gangemi stand side by side smiling.

For This Pediatric Duo, It’s All About The Team

U.S. News & World Report ranks UVA among the top 50 hospitals in the country for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery, and last year the team performed nearly 300 total heart-related procedures, 46 of which were on babies 30 days old or…