Meet a Seattle Children’s employee and cancer survivor who is the living example of “paying it forward.” Find out how she acquired her cheeky nickname and how her gusto for life impacts her work with children. Read full post »
It’s hard for children to spend days, weeks and sometimes months at the hospital. In this episode, you’ll meet a Seattle Children’s child life specialist who loses a friendly bet to his patient and ends up giving her a day to remember… it has something to do with a teen heart throb! Read full post »
Meet Megan Levisen, a registered nurse in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Unit. For young cancer patients at Children’s, “Transplant Day” is like a new birthday. Megan creates unique posters to celebrate this important milestone.
You can view the “I Am Seattle Children’s” videos on our YouTube channel. If you like them, share them with your friends! You can share this link by email, Facebook, Twitter, Google+, etc. Read full post »
Meet a Seattle Children’s employee and jazz musician who prefers working in what he calls “the gray zone.” Find out what that means and how he’s using his musical talents to impact people at work and in his own community. Read full post »
Who can say no to a heaping scoop of yummy ice cream? It makes any day a little brighter. About every four months, Seattle Children’s staff volunteers organize an ice cream social in the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance (SCCA) Unit. Here’s the inside scoop. Read full post »
Seattle Children’s launched an online video series in March called “I Am Seattle Children’s,” and we’d like to share them with you! Through these brief video vignettes, you get a rare, personal look at the people who make up Children’s.
You’ll meet a cancer nurse who uses art to help patients celebrate their major milestones; follow a volunteer who strums happiness into the hearts of many; and meet a child life specialist who loses a friendly bet to his patient and ends up giving her a day to remember. Read full post »
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